Snow monitoring

Snow pillow and snow depth sensor in Wettzell, Germany



  • USH-8 Ultrasonic snow depth sensor
  • Snow pillow (3 x 3 m)
  • CR1000 datalogger




  • General:  
    • Measurement of the snow height and the snow load.
    • Estimation of the snow density and the snow water equivalent.
    • Calibration and validation of the snow module of hydrological models.

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Maintenance of the snow monitoring system