179 datasets found

  • Shading by Trees and Fractional Snow Cover Control the Subcanopy Radiation Bu...

    This data set consists of incoming and outgoing short- and longwave radiation as well as sunlit-snow-view-fraction as described in the JGR-Atmospheres paper "Shading by trees...
  • Seilaplan

    Cable-based technologies have been a backbone for harvesting on steep slopes. The layout of a single cable road is challenging because one must identify intermediate support...
  • UAV-derived Digital Surface Models and orthoimages for three alpine glaciers

    UAV-derived DSMs and orthoimages Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) surveys were conducted between 2015 and 2016 on the Sankt Annafirn, Findelen- and Griesgletscher, situated in the...
  • Salvage logging*

    Volume of stemwood with bark of all trees and shrubs starting at 12 cm dbh that were removed from the forest as a result of damage occurring (e.g. windthrow, avalanches,...
  • Total basal area

    Sum of the stem cross-section areas of all living and dead trees and shrubs starting at 12 cm dbh at a height of 1.3 m (dbh measurement height). Citation: Abegg, M.; Brändli,...
  • Experiments on stable water isotopes, snow metamorphism, and advection

    Stable water isotopes (δ18O) obtained from snow and ice samples of polar regions are used to reconstruct past climate variability, but heat and mass transport processes can...
  • Fatal avalanche accidents in Switzerland since 1995-1996

    This data collection contains information concerning all accidents by snow avalanches causing at least one fatality in Switzerland. The data set commences on 01/10/1995. After...
  • Total basal area NFI1

    Sum of stem cross-section areas at a height of 1.3 m (dbh measurement height) of all living and dead trees and shrubs starting at 12 cm dbh recorded according to the NFI1...
  • Forecast avalanche danger level European Alps 2011 - 2015 Spatial consistency...

    This dataset contains the data used in the publication by Techel et al., 2018 Spatial consistency and bias in avalanche forecasts - a case study in the European Alps (Nat Haz...
  • Influence of slope-scale snowmelt on catchment response simulated with the Al...

    Abstract Snow and hydrological modeling in alpine environments remains a challenge because of the complexity of the processes complexity affecting the mass and energy balance....
  • Precipitation Scaling Data Set (Vögeli et al., Frontiers)

    Dataset (Model input, snow distribution and validation) for the precipitation scaling paper, which should be cited along with the data set citation. This data is useful for...
  • Dataset on Cosmo-1 based Energy Potential in Swiss Alps

    This dataset consist of simulated hourly power production from an Enercon E82 Turbine at 100 m hub-height. It describes the hourly power output a 1MW turbine would produce in...
  • Salvage logging due to insects

    Volume of stemwood with bark of all trees and shrubs starting at 12 cm dbh removed from the forest between two inventories due to damage that occurred, in this case insects,...
  • Young forest with browsing damage

    Number of regeneration trees where browsing of the shoots from the previous year was recorded in NFI’s regeneration survey. Citation: Abegg, M.; Brändli, U.-B.; Cioldi, F.;...
  • Biomass of standing dead trees

    Dry weight (mass) of dead, standing trees and shrubs starting at 12 cm dbh. This consists of the tree parts: roots, stemwood and also, depending on the degree of decomposition,...
  • IRKIS Soil moisture measurements Davos

    Meteorological and soil moisture measurements from soil moisture stations installed from October 2010 - October 2013 in the area surrounding Davos, in particular in the Dischma...
  • Herb layer biomass in Swiss forests

    The purpose of this project was to develop a model to estimate herb layer biomass and carbon stock based on the categorical cover estimate on each NFI sample plot. To this end,...
  • Biomass of lying dead wood (LIS)

    Dry weight (mass) of lying deadwood starting at 7 cm in diameter that does not fulfil the criteria for a tally tree (measurement location of dbh not identifiable or the dbh is...
  • Wind crust formation: Microsoft Kinect data

    This data sets contains the Microsoft Kinect data from 15 wind tunnel experiments on wind-packing / wind crust formation. These experiments were performed in the winter 2016/17....
  • Number of woody species (>= 12 cm DBH)

    Number of tree and shrub species starting at 12 cm dbh (diameter at breast height) within the 200 m2 sample plot. Citation: Abegg, M.; Brändli, U.-B.; Cioldi, F.; Fischer, C.;...