New meteorological and snow studies in the Central Sierra

TitleNew meteorological and snow studies in the Central Sierra
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1957
AuthorsWalsh, K. J.
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
KeywordsSnow research programs

A description of the re-activation of the Central Sierra Snow Research Laboratory in 1956 by the U.S. Forest Service, California Forest and Range Experiment Station, Berkeley, California, in cooperation with the state Department of Water Resources at Sacramento, California is announced. Details of project plan and selection of data to be collected and areas of activity for investigation are described. Basic meteorological elements as measured by the corps of Engineers and Weather Bureau Cooperative Snow Investigations will be continued and plans to expand activities are discussed.