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  • CEN/TR 16588 : 2014

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    MANUAL MEASUREMENT OF SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT

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    Published date:  19-03-2014

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Terms and definitions
    3 Symbols
    4 Objective
    5 Principle of manual SWE measurements
    6 Measurement sit
    7 Measurements
    8 Manual SWE sampling methods
    9 Spatial estimation
    10 Maintenance
    11 Uncertainties
    12 Assessment of quality
    13 Measurement uncertainty
    14 Recommendations
    Annex A (informative) - List of methods for determination
            of SWE in total snowpack
    Annex B (informative) - Manual SWE measuring bodies in
            Europe
    Annex C (informative) - Determination of mass of snow
            sample
    Annex D (informative) - Determination of water volume in
            snow sample
    Annex E (informative) - Snow stakes
    Annex F (informative) - List of samplers for detection
            of SWE
    Annex G (informative) - Snow tubes
    Annex H (informative) - Core drills
    Annex I (informative) - Density cutters
    Annex J (informative) - On-line glossaries
    Bibliography

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    Specifies the requirements for manual measurements of SWE over land, see ice and glaciers, under natural environmental conditions, and shows methods for calculating the spatial distribution of the data.

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    Committee TC 318
    Document Type Technical Report
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Current

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    EN ISO 772:2011 HYDROMETRY - VOCABULARY AND SYMBOLS (ISO 772:2011)
    CEN/TR 15996 : 2010 HYDROMETRY - MEASUREMENT OF SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT USING SNOW MASS REGISTRATION DEVICES
    ISO/TS 25377:2007 Hydrometric uncertainty guidance (HUG)
    ISO 772:1996 Hydrometric determinations — Vocabulary and symbols
    CEN ISO/TS 25377 : 2007 HYDROMETRIC UNCERTAINTY GUIDANCE (HUG)
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