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  • Station or cluster: Contributing Station
  • Belongs to cluster: Davos
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: 46.81167, 9.82244
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 1960
  • Landscape: Mountain
  • Year established: 1963
  • Year-round? No
  • Operations contact: Lukas Dürr
  • Science contact: Christoph Marty
  • Data contact: Christoph Marty

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Bueschalp observer station (5DB)
Contributing Station Information

Long timeseries snow profile station at intermediate elevation between Weissfluhjoch and Davos forming part of the operational observer network of the SLF avalanche service.

Interactive map available here: http://bit.ly/1qEgXRJ

Other Networks to Which This Contributing Station Belongs

Other relevant measurement method documents:

SLF-Beobachterhandbuch: Vergleichsstationen

International Classification for Seasonal Snow on the Ground

Data Information


The measurements made at Bueschalp observer station (5DB) 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 water equivalent1963Continuous
SnowSnowpack profile1963Continuous

Measurement Notes and Other Measurements

Category Description or List
SnowBi-weekly winter operation

Last updated: 14 January 2018