Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland

Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland – Plate 3.3

The water equivalent of the snow cover describes the amount of water stored in the snow cover for a period of days, weeks or months. For the water management it conveys far more information than the depth of snow. As a term of the water balance, it is relevant to small basins as well as to the large catchments.


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Plate of the Atlas as pdf (36803kb)
Explanatory text (taken without changes from the Hydrological Atlas)
Table «Wasseräquivalent der Schneedecke»
Table «Sonnenscheindauer»


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