Table 3 Correlation coefficients between surface energy balance components, air temperature and albedo, cumulating all available data.

From: Glacier ablation and temperature indexed melt models in the Nepalese Himalaya

R(x, SEB)   T a SW net albedo LW net LW inc LW out H LE
Yala, 5350 m a.s.l. pre-monsoon 0.35 0.86 −0.82 −0.52 −0.45 −0.01 0.12 0.00
(ablation zone) monsoon 0.53 0.93 −0.83 −0.08 −0.04 0.18 0.11 0.08
  post-monsoon 0.15 −0.04 −0.03 0.64 0.66 0.62 −0.46 0.70
Mera, 5380 m a.s.l. pre-monsoon 0.36 0.82 −0.80 −0.44 −0.49 0.21 0.30 −0.07
(ablation zone) monsoon 0.55 0.90 −0.86 −0.16 −0.15 0.21 0.09 0.00
  post-monsoon NA 0.74 −0.14 0.35 0.62 0.72 −0.66 0.64
Mera, 6352 m a.s.l. pre-monsoon −0.14 −0.16 0.01 0.21 0.29 0.27 −0.00 0.72
(accumulation zone) monsoon 0.24 0.01 −0.06 0.37 0.42 0.44 0.05 0.75
  post-monsoon NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA