Journal article

Sensitivity analysis of snow cover to climate change scenarios and their impact on plant habitats in alpine terrain

  • Keller, Franziska Department of Geosciences, Geography, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Goyette, Stéphane Department of Geosciences, Geography, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Beniston, Martin Department of Geosciences, Geography, Fribourg University, Switzerland
    2005
Published in:
  • Climatic Change. - 2005, vol. 72(3), no. 299
English In high altitude areas snow cover duration largely determines the length of the growing season of the vegetation. A sensitivity study of snow cover to various scenarios of temperature and precipitation has been conducted to assess how snow cover and vegetation may respond for a very localized area of the high Swiss Alps (2050–2500 m above sea level). A surface energy balance model has been... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences
Department
Géosciences
Language
  • English
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Climate
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