Will snow-abundant winters still exist in the Swiss Alps in an enhanced greenhouse climate?

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Beniston, Martin; Uhlmann, Bastienne; Goyettea, Stephane; Ignacio Lopez-Morenob, Juan;
(2011)
  • Publisher: WILEY-BLACKWELL
  • Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY (issn: 0899-8418)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/joc.2151
  • Subject:
    • ddc: ddc:333.7-333.9

Snow cover and duration are very variable components of the alpine environment and are often poorly reproduced in climate models. Using joint probability temperature/precipitation distributions to categorize cold/dry, cold/moist, warm/dry (WD) and warm/moist situations ... View more
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