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  • Station or cluster: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Reference
  • Attribute(s): Cal/val, Research
  • Belongs to cluster: Col du Lac Blanc
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: 45.1286083, 6.111311111111111
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 2709.91
  • Landscape: Mountain
  • Year established: 1989
  • Year-round? No
  • Operations contact: Gilbert Guyomarc'h
  • Science contact: Vincent Vionnet
  • Data contact: Gilbert Guyomarc'h

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Lac Blanc
Reference CryoNet Station Information

The Lac Blanc station measures key parameters for snow studies: air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction as well as snow depth.

Other Networks to Which This CryoNet Station Belongs

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information


The measurements made at Lac Blanc are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature1989Continuous
MetHumidity/vapour pressure2011Continuous
MetWind speed and direction1989Continuous
RadiationDownwelling shortwave20112014Continuous
RadiationUpwelling shortwave20112014Continuous

Last updated: 31 May 2017