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Section6Slides_v1 - illustrating snowpack depth and density evolution during the accumulation season Grav settling and other metamorph processes

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Annual Accumulated Snowfall Annual Runoff Barnett et al., Nature, 2005 R = General Importance of Snow Areas (inside red boundaries) where 50-100% of runoff is in form of snowmelt
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Importance of Snow to CA Sierra Nevada California gets most (~75%) of its water from snowmelt runoff from the Sierras and Colorado River basin
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Model results (for various snowfall scenarios) illustrating SWE accumulation season
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Model results (for various snowfall scenarios)
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Unformatted text preview: illustrating snowpack depth and density evolution during the accumulation season Grav. settling and other metamorph. processes Snowpack densiFcation Snow grain Metamorphism Snow grain Metamorphism Model results (for various snowfall scenarios) illustrating typical accumulation and melt seasons accum. melt Snowfall climatology over U.S. Average onset date of snow accumulation Average date of complete snowmelt...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course CEE 150 taught by Professor Margoolis during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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Section6Slides_v1 - illustrating snowpack depth and density evolution during the accumulation season Grav settling and other metamorph processes

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