Diagnosing current land surface models' ability to represent snowpack evolution in complex terrain and forested Central Rockies

Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Barlage, M. Tewari, R. Rasmussen, Y. Bao, J. Jin, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Livneh, C. Lin, G. Miguez-Mancho, G. Y. Niu, L. Wen, and Z. L. Yang