Western Snow Conference - the first fifty years

TitleWestern Snow Conference - the first fifty years
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1982
AuthorsHenderson, T. J.
Conference Name50th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 50th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1982
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationReno, Nevada
KeywordsHistory, Western Snow Conference

The Western Snow conference is celebratinag its 50th anniversary this year in Reno, Nevada. The WSC finds its origin here in 1933, under the initial guidance of Dr. James E. Church, at that time a Professor of Classics at the University of Nevada. Following those early formative years, many individuals have been important to the growth of the Conference. The scientific and technological papers presented at the annual meetings have influenced the investigations of snow hydrology throughout the world. The WSC bibliography indicates the total number of papers which have been published in the Proceedings now exceeds 700. This historic organization continues to serve many important functions at the national and international levels within the fields of snow hydrology and meteorololgy.