Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 633–646, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-633-2016
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 633–646, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-633-2016

Model description paper 16 Feb 2016

Model description paper | 16 Feb 2016

ESCIMO.spread (v2): parameterization of a spreadsheet-based energy balance snow model for inside-canopy conditions

T. Marke et al.

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This article describes the extension of the ESCIMO.spread spreadsheet-based point energy balance snow model by (i) an advanced approach for precipitation phase detection, (ii) a concept for cold and liquid water storage consideration and (iii) a canopy sub-model that allows one to quantify the effect of a forest canopy on the meteorological conditions inside the forest as well as the simulation of snow accumulation and ablation inside a forest stand.