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1 edition of Summary of snow surveys in Nevada, 1910 through 1953 found in the catalog.

Summary of snow surveys in Nevada, 1910 through 1953

by Gladys J. Jewett

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Published by [s.n. in Reno, Nev .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snow surveys,
  • Snow,
  • Measurement

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFederal-state cooperative snow surveys
    Statementprepared by Gladys J. Jewett and Clyde E. Houston
    ContributionsHouston, Clyde E. (Clyde Erwin), 1914-, United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation, Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station, Nevada. State Engineer
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25647947M
    OCLC/WorldCa727677197

      Snow depth in the Sierra Nevada has changed little in more than years, according to new study He found a strong downward trend in precipitation as snow . snow survey[′snō ‚sər‚vā] (hydrology) The process of determining depth and water content of snow at representative points, for example, along a snow course. Snow Survey measurement of the depth and density of the snow cover along a defined course in order to study the distribution of the snow cover over a given territory and to determine the.

    Snow numbers confirm drought-busting Sierra Nevada winter Benjamin Spillman, [email protected] Published p.m. PT March 1, | Updated p.m. PT March 2, Buy Photo. In Wyoming, the Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program is a coordinated partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Wyoming State Engineer's Office (SEO). By sharing personnel and equipment, the compilation of snow surveys and streamflow forecasts in Wyoming is completed in an efficient and timely.

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The NRCS Summary of snow surveys in Nevada Survey Program provides mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts for the western United States. Applications of snow survey products include water supply management, flood control, climate modeling, recreation, and conservation planning.

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