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  • Station or cluster: Contributing Station
  • Belongs to cluster: Sonnblick Integrated Site
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: polygon
  • Latitude, longitude: 47.04, 13.02
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 3200; 2600-3200
  • Landscape: Glacier
  • Year established: 1982
  • Year ended (therefore inactive): 2014
  • Year-round? No
  • Operations contact: Bernhard Hynek
  • Science contact: Bernhard Hynek
  • Data contact: Bernhard Hynek
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Contributing Station Information

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information


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

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
SnowDepth19822012Not specified
SnowSnow water equivalent19822012Not specified
SnowSnowpack profile19822012Not specified
SnowChemistry19832012Not specified
GlacierAccumulation19832012Not specified
GlacierAnnual mass balance19832012Not specified
GlacierArea18712009Not specified
GlacierWinter mass balance19832012Not specified
GlacierSurface topography19302009Fragmented

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetTotal precipitation19832012Continuous

Last updated: 31 May 2017