Summary of snow survey measurements for Utah

by Bob L. Whaley

Publisher: Soil Conservation Service in Washington

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFederal-State-private cooperative snow surveys, 1924-68.
Statementprepared by Bob L. Whaley and Paul Keil.
ContributionsKeil, Paul, joint author., United States. Soil Conservation Service., Utah. State Engineer"s Office.
LC ClassificationsGB2425.U8 W47
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5168490M
LC Control Number74607144

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The season's first snow survey on Wednesday came up with a paltry inches of snow and only.4 inches of water content. Conducted at Phillips Station, the average amount of water content in January should have been closer to 3 inches. Last . SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata. A winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in , Japanese . Lake-Dust-Snow dynamics "from source to sink" in the semi-arid Bonneville Basin, Utah USA. Invited talk, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. 8–13 April Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/ -M = Missing data. * = Analysis may not provide a valid measure of conditions. N/A = Not available. C = Conditional only years of data available. R = Rough less than 10 years of data available. The Snow Water Equivalent PERCENT OF Median represents the current snow water equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to the Median .

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Water Supply Bulletin 13 () presents a summary of snowfall measurement data from an established network of snow courses (stations) distributed throughout Washington State, collected from Snow Course Measurements for May May measurements received as of Tue, PM Snow depth and water content are in inches.

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Jimmy Doolittle Road. Salt Lake City, UT (Voice) 05/01/ - Final Survey of Finds Water-Rich Snowpack: SACRAMENTO - Today's manual snow survey by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada found a Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) of inches, percent of the May 1 long-term average there ( inches).

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Sunny, with a high near Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming. Most recent Utah snow load report created in (updated in ) [12]. Prediction equations intended to capture a near upper bound for ground snow loads at any given elevation within each county.

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Hydrologist Randy Julander has been managing Utah’s snow survey program for the past 24 years. “Monday is my favorite day of the week, because I get to go back to work.” As the Snow Survey Data Collection Officer in Utah, Julander’s job is.

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Measurements are taken up to eight times per year, providing a record of snow packs across the province. The manual snow survey data and automated snow survey data together provide information used in forecasting stream flows, flood risk and water supplies.

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Manual surveys require two-person teams to measure snow depth and water content at designated snow courses (fig. A snow course is a permanent site that represents.

The collection of measurements from snow surveys in a given region are used as indices that reflect the quantity of snow in that region. The monthly snow survey information is used for water supply and flood forecasting. An ideal snow survey site is located in a relatively sheltered area with as little tree canopy overhead as possible.

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