Articles | Volume 20, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1557–1572, 2020
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1557–1572, 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.

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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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