Hydrology: Current Research

ISSN: 2157-7587

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    Winter Precipitation and Snowpack-melt with Temperature and Elevation at Solang Valley, India
    Author(s): Anand Verdhen, Chahar BR and Sharma OPAnand Verdhen, Chahar BR and Sharma OP

    Knowledge about variability of temperature, precipitation, snowpack and snowmelt with temperature and elevation are essential to prepare input data for hydrological models. The study presents characteristics and variability of these input variables during springtime at three elevations (Bhang, Solang and Dhundi stations in the Solang Valley of the western Himalaya) with respect to mean temperature (Tm) at Bhang using weekly data within a period of 27 years with initial (1982 and 1983) and later (2008 and 2009) consecutive years including decadal years 1993 and 2003. Methodology comprises of process integration using regression, simulation, cluster analysis, transformation, projection and inter-annual comparison. Study shows that temperature lapse rate (TLR) in stretches between snow-free to snow cover area (1.2°C/100 m) is more than the TLR in stretch of continued snow cover. Temp.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7587.1000245

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