Cool temperatures have lingered this spring, preserving snow in the Cascades, said Scott Oviatt, snow survey
supervisor for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Portland.
In the Sierra Nevada, a "snow water equivalent" was measured at 43.4 inches Wednesday, according to a snow survey
by the Department of Water Resources.
2004)] as well as the Airborne Gamma Radiation Snow Survey
Program (GAMMA, which makes airborne SWE and airborne soil moisture measurements from low-flying aircraft across the country; Carroll 2001).
If you're already dreaming of a white Christmas, history suggests you might be out of luck according to the results of an annual 'snow survey
The snow survey
on Wednesday showed the statewide snowpack is equivalent to 5 percent of the historical average for April 1 and the lowest for that date since the state began record-keeping in 1950.
Similarly the snow survey
person would make measurements at a site near the Lab, along fixed snow courses and at a snow stratigraphy site, in the bush.
The first Sierra Nevada snow survey
of the winter last week found the water content in the statewide snowpack to be just 20 percent of average for this time of year.
COVENTRY Telegraph Online is running the Coventry and Warwickshire Snow Survey
, asking for your views on the way the arctic weather issues have been handled.
Basinger, the Frandee was part of a federal program aimed at creating safe over-snow vehicles to support, among other things, SCS snow survey
We obtained snow survey
(depth) and snow pillow data (snow water equivalent) from Government of British Columbia weather station data from various stations scattered throughout the study area (21-49 years of data; available at http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/rfc/river_fore cast/snowp.htm).
An instrument tower will hold the other sensor above the snowpack, which, according to Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Survey
Program, can top 70 inches annually in equivalent water depth.
When entered into streamflow forecast models, this snowpack water content Information has provided "quite phenomenal improvement in water-supply forecasting," notes Frank Gehrke of the California Water Resources Department's Cooperative Snow Survey