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Metadata

  • Station or site: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s): Cal/val, Research
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: polygon
  • Latitude, longitude: 46.88430, 10.17137
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 2165; 2165-3250
  • Landscape: Mountain
  • Year established: 1988
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact: Andrea Fischer
  • Science contact: Andrea Fischer
  • Data contact: Bernd Seiser

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Jamtalferner
Primary CryoNet Station Information

Other Networks to Which This CryoNet Station Belongs

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information

Measurements

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

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
SnowSnow on the ground (WMO code 0957)1988Sporadic
SnowDepth2013Continuous
SnowSnow water equivalent1988Sporadic
SnowSnowpack profile1988
SnowExtent1988Fragmented
SnowSnow surface area1988Sporadic
GlacierAccumulation1988Sporadic
GlacierAblation1988Sporadic
GlacierAnnual mass balance1988Sporadic
GlacierArea1988Sporadic
GlacierWinter mass balance1988Sporadic
GlacierThickness2000Sporadic
GlacierVolume2000Sporadic
GlacierGlacial runoffNot specified
GlacierSurface topography1870
GlacierFacies, snowline1988

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature2013
MetHumidity/vapour pressure2013
MetWind speed and direction2013
MetAir pressure2013
MetSnowfall2013
MetTotal precipitation1988
MetRainfall2013
RadiationDownwelling shortwave2013
RadiationUpwelling shortwave2013
RadiationDownwelling longwave2013
RadiationUpwelling longwave2013

Measurement Notes and Other Measurements

Category Description or List
GlacierMeasurements are carried out at least twice a year
EcologyChronosequence

Last updated: 31 May 2017