Modelling daily runoff from snow and glacier melt using remote sensing data

A Research Project supported by the Swiss National Foundation (SNF)

1. October 1998 - 30. June 2000


Project Description:

The project leads together high resolution remote sensing data and GIS techniques for snow hydrology applications. The main objectives are:


Schaper, J. and Seidel K. (2000):
Modelling daily runoff from snow and glacier melt using remote sensing data
Proc. of the EARSeL workshop Remote Sensing of Land Ice and Snow, Dresden June 2000, in press.

Staehli, M., Schaper, J. and Papritz, A. (2000):
Towards a snow cover distribution model in a heterogeneous subalpine forest using Landsat-TM images and aerial photographs
Proc. of the Maryland Symposium Remote Sensing in Glaciology.

Staehli, M., Papritz, A., Gadient, F., Fluehler, H, and Schaper, J. (2000):
Spatial Analysis of the Snow Cover and the Forest Canopy in a Swiss Sub-Alpine Catchment
Proc. of the 2000 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco 2000, in press.

Schaper, J., Seidel K. and Martinec, J. (2000):
Precision snow cover and glacier mapping for runoff modelling in a high alpine basin
Proc. Santa Fe Symp. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000, IAHS Publ. 267, in press.

Schaper, J., Martinec, J. and Seidel K. (1999):
Distributed Mapping of Snow and Glaciers for Improved Runoff Modelling
Hydrological Processes, Vol. 13, No. 12 - 13, 2023 - 2031.

Schaper, J. (1999):
Glacier melt measurements at Findelen Glacier, Switzerland
Techincal Report No. 252, Computer Vision Group, ETHZ, Zurich.

Schaper, J., Rehrauer H. and Seidel K. (1998):
Determination of the Equilibrium Line on an Alpine Glacier Using Remote Sensing Data Fusion Techniques
In: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'98, Seattle, USA, Vol. IV, 1855 - 1857.

Ehrler, C. und Schaper, J. (1997):
Analyse von Ausaperungsmustern der saisonalen Schneedecke mit Fernerkundungsmethoden.
In: Geographica Helvetica 1/97, pages 11-20, Zürich, Switzerland.

Seidel, K., Ehrler, C., Schaper, J., and Martinec, J. (1995):
Regional distribution of snow accumulation from multispectral SPOT and Landsat data.
In: Geophysics and the Environment - IUGG XXI General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, page A211. IAHS. Abstracts, Week A.

Schaper, J. (1995):
Bestimmung der prozentualen Schneebedeckung im Einzugsgebiet Ticino-Belinzona aus multitemporalen Satellitenbilddaten mit Hilfe eines GIS zur Simulation des saisonalen Schneeschmelzabflusses 1994.
Master's thesis, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Germany (unpublished).

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