Articles | Volume 20, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1557–1572, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-1557-2020
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1557–1572, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-1557-2020

Research article 02 Jun 2020

Research article | 02 Jun 2020

Enhancing the operational value of snowpack models with visualization design principles

Simon Horton et al.

Data sets

Snow profile visualization S. Horton, S. Nowak, and P. Haegeli https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/G5R7K

Model code and software

Snow profile visualization S. Horton, S. Nowak, and P. Haegeli https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/G5R7K

Enhancing the operational value of snowpack models with visualization design principles S. Horton, S. Nowak, and P. Haegeli https://www.avalancheresearch.ca/pubs/2020_horton_snowpackvis/

Short summary
Numeric snowpack models currently offer limited value to operational avalanche forecasters. To improve the relevance and interpretability of model data, we introduce and discuss visualization principles that map model data into visual representations that can inform avalanche hazard assessments.
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