snow course

snow course

[′snō ‚kȯrs]
(hydrology)
An established line, usually from several hundred feet to as much as a mile long, traversing representative terrain in a mountainous region of appreciable snow accumulation; along this course, measurements of snow cover are made to determine its water equivalent.
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Davina's your host as they race down a steep snow course complete with jumps, shoulder to shoulder with one another, at the speed of a fast-moving car.
After proving their ability on the dirt and turf racecourses in the Gulf, Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and the US, the Purebred Arabians will once again steal the limelight on the ice and snow course in St Moritz," she added.
thus, the department operates a network of measurement, among which the network has snow course, corresponding to the quantification of water resources accumulated solids in the high mountains, segun technical and administrative bases.
Sydney, August 17 (ANI): Scientists have determined that global warming has cut the average snow cover at Australia's highest altitude snow course, Spencer's Creek in the Snowy Mountains, by 30 per cent to 40 per cent in the last 50 years.
There'll be no excuse for feeling under par - the snow course is at spectacular St Moritz, Switzerland.
After just an hour on the indoor snow course with qualified instructors, the novices were negotiating the slopes with confidence.
While there is some mention of remote sensing and snow course data, a deeper discussion of the different methods and problems of acquiring data on snow cover, depth, and properties would be useful.