The Arctic Research Centre in Sodankylä has been measuring snow depth and water content since 1909. Detailed observations of the snow cover's structure, carried out in a special snow pit, began in 2006. The daily snow depth observations from 1911 onwards are available at http://litdb.fmi.fi/luo0016_data.php.
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Leppänen, L., Kontu, A., Hannula, H.-R., Sjöblom, H., and Pulliainen, J.: Sodankylä manual snow survey program, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 163-179, doi:10.5194/gi-5-163-2016, 2016.
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