CORES Science & Engineering

Snow Microstructure in Trail Valley Creek, NWT

This paper by Nick Rutter looks at how snow microstructure varies spatially and its impact on retrievals of snow water equivalent from Ku-band radar retrievals https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3045-2019

HUT extinction coefficient model

HUT model has now been adapted to be able to use snow specific surface area (SSA) measurements! The HUT model was originally designed to use traditional grain size measurements made with a microscope, but these were observer-dependent. SSA are objective observations so this progress removes some uncertainty in interpreting remote…

SMRT paper

Check out the open-access published paper describing the SMRT model here: https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/11/2763/2018/