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dc.contributor.author Pomeroy, John W.
dc.contributor.author Storck, Pascal
dc.contributor.author Parviainen, Jason
dc.contributor.author Essery, Richard
dc.date.accessioned 2006-09-19T15:30:46Z
dc.date.available 2006-09-19T15:30:46Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation Pomeroy , J W , Storck , P , Parviainen , J & Essery , R 2003 , ' Sublimation of snow from confierous forests in a climate model ' Journal of Climate , pp. 1855-1864 . en
dc.identifier.issn 0894-8755
dc.identifier.other PURE: 71208
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/272
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/272
dc.description Essery, R L H, Pomeroy, J W, Parvianen, J & Storck, P, Sublimation of snow from confierous forests in a climate model. Journal of Climate 16, pp 1855-1864 (2003). en
dc.description.abstract Improved representations of snow interception by coniferous forest canopies and sublimation of intercepted snow are implemented in a land-surface model. Driven with meteorological observations from forested sites in Canada, the USA and Sweden, the modified model is found to give reduced sublimation, better simulations of snow loads on and below canopies, and improved predictions of snowmelt runoff. When coupled to an atmospheric model in a GCM, however, drying and warming of the air because of the reduced sublimation provides a feedback which limits the impact of the new canopy snow model on the predicted sublimation. There is little impact on the average annual snowmelt runoff in the GCM, but runoff is delayed and peak runoff increased by the introduction of the canopy snow model. en
dc.format.extent 10 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Climate en
dc.title Sublimation of snow from confierous forests in a climate model en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Aberystwyth University en
dc.contributor.institution Centre for Glaciology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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