Literature data of sound speed in snow

This dataset contains literature data for snow density and frequency dependency of speed of sound waves in snow. The data were either available as tabular data in the original publications or were digitized from plots contained in the original publications. The data were originally collected and used for first figure in Capelli et al. (2016) .

Funding Information:

This work was supported by:
  • SNF (Grant/Award: 200021-146647)

Related Publications *Capelli, A., Kapil, J.C., Reiweger, I., Or, D., and Schweizer, J. (2016). Speed and attenuation of acoustic waves in snow: laboratory experiments and modelling with Biot’s theory. Cold Regions Science and Technology 125, 1-11.


Capelli, Achille (2021). Literature data of sound speed in snow. EnviDat. doi:10.16904/envidat.204.

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DOI 10.16904/envidat.204
Publication State Published
  • Email: achille.capellifoo(at) ORCID: 0000-0003-3052-3032 Given Name: Achille Family Name: Capelli Affiliation: WSL Additional Affiliation : SLF DataCRediT: Validation, Curation, Publication
Contact Person Given Name: Achille Family Name: Capelli Email: achille.capellifoo(at) Affiliation: WSL ORCID: 0000-0003-3052-3032
Publication Publisher: EnviDat Year: 2021
  • Type: Created Date: 2014-10-01
Version 1.0
Type dataset
General Type Dataset
Language English
Location Switzerland
Content License WSL Data Policy
Last Updated January 22, 2021, 20:46 (UTC)
Created January 22, 2021, 16:04 (UTC)