Criteria for determining mountain snow pillow sites

TitleCriteria for determining mountain snow pillow sites
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1967
AuthorsFarnes, P. E.
Conference Name35th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 35th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1967
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationBoise, Idaho
KeywordsSnow pillow, Snow pillow location

Snow pillows and radio telemetry sites in remote mountainous areas are more costly to locate than regular snow courses. Considerably more time and effort is necessary for selection of good data collection sites which will provide a sound basis for streamflow forecasting. Criteria for site selection are outlined and multiple regression analysis provided for snow courses on five Montana streams. Findings for determining good snow course locations are cited.