Snow on forest slopes

TitleSnow on forest slopes
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1957
AuthorsAnderson, H. W., and Pagenhart H. N.
Conference Name25th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 25th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1957
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationSanta Barbara, California
KeywordsRunoff, Snow cover distribution, Snowmelt

An analysis of snow cover distribution, depth and water content, listed according to storms or dates, terrain characteristics and forest types and percent cover is presented. Data collected by Cooperative Snow Investigations (see WSC Paper No. 199-48). The data collected from 32 snow survey courses was catalogued into categories as listed. Statistical methods were applied and the values of various statistical parameters are tabulated and shown on graphs to express the results of the analysis.