It is the latent heat flux associated with snow phase changes.
Latent heat is the energy required to change a substance from one state to another at constant temperature. When a substance changes from one state to another, latent heat is added or released in the process.
- Water cycle
- Energy cycle
- Weather forecast
- Climate prediction model
GES DISC Datasets
To access products that have a specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.
|Begin Date ||End Date ||Access ||Doc |
|Snow phase-change heat flux ||W/m^2 ||NLDAS Model ||1979 ||present || ftp ||Y |
Other sources for data