Snow sampling techniques on a small subalpine watershed

TitleSnow sampling techniques on a small subalpine watershed
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1973
AuthorsBartos, L. R., and Rechard P. A.
Conference Name41st Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 41st Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1973
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationGrand Junction, Colorado
KeywordsSnow cover, Snow density, Water equivalent, Water supply forecasting

Discusses the advantage of a transect method of snow measurements in a subalpine watershed in Wyoming. Stratified for elevation and between forest and open wind influenced areas was found necessary. It was found that snow density was uniform and only required a few measurements to define this parameter.