Meteodat GmbH


The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) monitors both short and long-term variabilities in global climate. Meteodat's contribution to these studies is the snow measurement program at the Wägital (Switzerland), a complete series of snow depth measurements and water equivalents since 1943.
Multi-decadal observations in the Alps reveal less and wetter snow, with increasing variability. doi:10.3389/feart.2023.1165861
Snow Cover as Water Reservoir. Drones can help to assess snow reserves (in German)
Snow measurements in alpine catchments in face of climate change (in German)
Newsletter 1/13 "The importance of ground information"
Newsletter 1/10 "Meteodat and GCOS (in German)"

Snow measurement methods in Wägital at a glance (in German)
Data of the Wägital water equivalent time series for download.
Data collected by Meteodat, funded by the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss in the context of GCOS Switzerland.
Please ask for information and data of the individual measuring sites (click adjacent preview to enlarge).
Totalizers: Data and charts available for download.
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