The 59th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Snow Conference

"Snow and Ice Impacts on Operations: Theory and Applications."

will be held June 5-7 in Stowe,Vermont

Conference Registration Information

Registration information and forms for the 59th Annual Eastern Snow Conference can now be downloaded

Registration Information

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Registration Form

Pre-conference Registrations must be postmarked no later than
Friday, May 31, 2002, and may be sent to:
Derrill J. Cowing
6474 West Autumnwood St.
Boise, ID 83703-2500
(208) 853-9650

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Prelimary Program

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(updated 2002-4-15)

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Announcement and Call for Papers

The 59th Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held in Stowe, Vermont, USA 5-7 June 2002. The scientific program is open to theoretical, experimental, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. Major scientific themes include arctic research and climate system. The snow theme is "Snow and Ice Impacts on Operations: Theory and Applications." Student travel assistance and several student paper awards are available. You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation. An abstract of 150-300 words should be submitted by 28 February 2002 to the program chair:

Mr. Ken Rancourt
Mount Washington Observatory
2936 White Mountain Highway
P.O. Box 2310
North Conway, NH 03860
Email submissions are encouraged.

All papers will be published in the ESC Proceedings. In addition, Hydrological Processes (HP) will publish refereed papers from the meeting. The subject matter of these papers must fit within the scope of the journal. If you would like your paper to be considered for journal publication, please indicate this on your abstract and submit four copies of your paper to Janet Hardy (ESC/HP editor) by 1 May 2002. For more information contact the ESC/HP editor, Janet Hardy or the HP co-editor, John Pomeroy:

Ms. Janet Hardy
72 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH 03755-1290

Professor John Pomeroy
Inst. of Geography and Earth Sciences
Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth
Wales, UK SY23 3DB

Student Paper Competiton

The Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) announces two annual awards for student research related to snow and ice.

The Wiesnet medal, $250.00 (Canadian) and travel expenses up to $500.00 (Canadian) are awarded to the paper judged best overall. The winning paper is presented orally at the annual meeting of the Eastern Snow Conference and will be published in the annual Proceedings. The first and second runners-up to the Wiesnet medal will receive a one-year free membership in the Eastern Snow Conference.

The Campbell Scientific Award consists of $500.00 (Canadian) and will be awarded by the Research Committee to the paper demonstrating innovative technical expertise in data collection resulting in a superior oral or poster paper.

The award winners will be notified prior to the annual meeting, but the actual awards will be presented at the Conference Banquet.

All papers presented at the Eastern Snow Conference may choose to submit the paper for peer review and publication in the journal Hydrological Processes.

Subject to the conditions listed below, all student entries are eligible for these awards. Entries should be sent to the Chair of the Research Committee, Eastern Snow Conference.

1. For the purposes of these awards, a student must be enrolled as a full-time graduate or undergraduate at a recognized university or college during the academic year preceding the award. Students must not have reached their 30th birthday on or before December 31st of the year the award is won.

2. Papers may be submitted for oral or poster presentation, but at the discretion of the Research Committee, poster paper entries may be asked to orally present their paper to qualify for the specified award.

3. All winning entries will be selected by the Research Committee, and their decision is deemed final. The Committee reserves the right to declare that no entry merits an award.

4. To be considered for the student paper award, four copies of the paper with the supervisor's endorsement must reach the Chair of the Research Committee, Claude Duguay , postmarked no later than 28 February 2002.

Professor Claude R. Duguay
Department of Geography
Laval University
Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4


Additional details about the 59th Annual ESC meeting can be found in the offical meeting annoucement and call for papers

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Meeting Venue

The Venue for the 59th annual meeting is the picturesque Van Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont.

The Stowe Reporter has an Arts and Entertainment Calendar
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