Helicopters - from the fieldman's view

TitleHelicopters - from the fieldman's view
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1957
AuthorsDean, W. W.
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
KeywordsHelicopters, Oversnow, Transportation

The U.S. Geological Survey presents an economic study of using helicopters for over-snow transportation into remote locations of streamgaging stations and snow survey courses. Data is presented on helicopter use, contracts with operators and details of the working plans for the seasons snow survey and stream gaging schedules. A tabulation of operation statistics is shown.