Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 163–175, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-163-2017

Special issue: Multiple drivers for Earth system changes in the Baltic Sea...

Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 163–175, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-163-2017

Research article 06 Mar 2017

Research article | 06 Mar 2017

Characteristics of convective snow bands along the Swedish east coast

Julia Jeworrek et al.

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Convective snow bands develop in response to a cold air outbreak from the continent over an open water surface. In the Baltic Sea region these cause intense snowfall and can cause serious problems for traffic, infrastructure and other important establishments of society. The conditions for these events to occur were characterized and the potential of using a regional modelling system was evaluated. The modelling system was used to develop statistics of these events to occur in time and space.
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