Proceedings of the 58th Annual Eastern Snow Conference

May 17-19
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Table of Contents

Introductory Materials




Statement of Purpose

Executives for the 58th Eastern Snow Conference

Presidents Page

Wiesnet Medal for Best Student Paper

Dynamic Modelling of Flashover Process on Ice-Covered Insulator Surface
C. Tavakoli, I. Fofana, and M. Farzaneh

General Hydrology

Research in Parliament
P. Adams

Patterns of Trend in Canadian Streamflow
S. Yue, P. Pilon, B. Phinney, and G. Cavadias

Urban and Rural Perception of Winter Along the St. Lawrence Valley: A Case Study of Trois Rivières and Champlain, Québec
J. Toupin

A Bayesian Exploratory Approach to the Attribution of Changes in River Flows
G.S. Cavadias

Physiographic Parameters as Indicators of Snowpack State for the Colorado River Basin
S.R. Fassnacht, K.A. Dressler, and R.C. Bales

Effects of the El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on Precipitation, Temperature, and Snow Distribution in the Upper Rio Grande River Basin
S. Lee, A. Klein and T. Over

Tomographic Imaging of a Snowpack
R. Fortin and R. Fortier

Analysis of the Relation between Spatial Snow Distribution and Terrain Characteristics
W-D Marchand and Å. Killingtveit

Small-Scale Variation in Snowmelt Energy in a Boreal Forest: An additional Factor Controlling Depletion of Snow Cover?
J.W. Pomeroy, S. Hanson, and D. Faria

Glaciers and Glacial Hydrology

Impact of High-Latitude Chinook Events on Arctic Glacier Hydrology
S. Boon and M.J. Sharp

The Altitudinal Distribution of Snow Algae on an Alaska Glacier (Gulkana Glacier in the Alaska Range)
N. Takeuchi

Spatial and Temporal Variations in Annual Balance of North Cascade Glaciers, Washington 1984-2000
M.S. Pelto and J. Riedel

Meteorological Forcing of the Abrupt Springtime Temperature Rise at the Greenland Crest
R.Ä. Hellström

Spatio-Temporal Variations of d18 Isotope Signatures of Hydrological Components Within a Glacierised Mountainous Basin
C. Hopkinson and M. English

Seasonal Change in Snowpack, Soil Water, and Stream Water DOC Concentrations in Glacial and Snowmelt Fed Catchments in the Alberta Rocky Mountains
M.J. LaFrenière and M.J. Sharp

Temporal Variations in the Minor and Trace Element Chemistry of Meltwaters Draining Haut Glacier d’Arolla, Switzerland: Implications for Downstream Water Quality
A. Mitchell, G.H. Brown, and R. Fuge

Nutrient Transport by Glacial Meltwaters on Svalbard
P.N. Mumford, A.J. Hodson, and M. Tranter

Modelled Solute Acquisition from Suspended Sediment in a Theoretical 4-Cell Subglacial Hydrological System
G.H. Brown, B. Hubbard, and A.G. Seagren

Melt Duration on Glaciers: Environmental Controls Examined with Orbiting Radar
J.G. Cogley, M.A. Ecclestone, and D.T. Andersen

Changes in Pasterze Glacier, Austria, as Measured fro the Ground and Space
D.K. Hall, K.J. Bayr, R.A. Binschadler and W. Schöner

Using Airborne LASER Altimetry and GIS to Asses Scale-Induced Radiation Loading Errors in a Glacierized Basin
L. Chasmer and C. Hopkinson


Early Spring Snowmelt in a Small Boreal Forest Watershed: Influence of Concrete Frost on the Hydrology and Chemical Composition of Streamwaters During Rain-on-Snow Events
H.G. Jones and J.W. Pomeroy

Comparison of Winter Litterfall Between Two Different Forest Communities in Northern Vermont
P.B. Robinson, R.A. Melloh, and J.P. Hardy

The Spectral Albedo/Reflectance of Littered Forest Snow
R.A. Melloh, J.P. Hardy and R.E. Davis

Clearcutting Impacts on Snow Accumulation and Melt in a Northern Hardwood Forest
C.D. Murray and J.M. Buttle

Evaluation of the Meteorological Service of Canada Land-Cover Sensitive Snow Water Equivalent Algorithm
C. Derksen, A. Walker, E. Ledrew, and B. Goodison

Mapping the Spatial Distribution of Snowpack Depth Beneath a Variable Forest Canopy Using Airborne Laser Altimetry
C. Hopkinson, M. Sitar, L. Chasmer, C. Gynan, D. Agro, R. Enter, J. Foster, N. Heels, C. Hoffman, J. Nillson, and R. St. Pierre

Enhanced Indicators of Land Use Change and Climate Variability Impacts on Prairie Hydrology Using the Cold Regions Hydrologic Model
N.R. Hedstrom, R.J. Granger, J.W. Pomeroy, D.M. Gray, T. Brown, and J.L. Little

Scaling Up

Surface Atmosphere Exchange During and After Snow Melt of Different Arctic Environments During MAGS
C.M. Brown-Mitic, I.J. MacPherson, P.H. Schuepp, and R. Bales

Distributed Mapping of SNTHERM-Modelled Snow Properties for Monitoring Seasonal Freeze-Thaw Dynamics
J.P. Hardy, K. McDonald, R.E. Davis, R.A. Melloh, and C. McKenzie

Monitoring Snowmelt in the Canadian High Arctic Using a DEM and Remote Sensing
D.R.M. Jones and K.L. Young

Snow Cover Monitoring at Treeline Using RADARSAT-1 and ERS-2 Synthetic Aperture Radar Data
F.C. Pivot, C.R. Duguay, and C. Kergomard

Comparisons of SSM/I SWE with Modelled Snowpack for Mattagami Watershed
C. Bryant, H. Whiteley, I. Rubinstein, B. Corner, and H. Schroeter

Analysis of a Time Series of Snow-Cover Maps of North America Derived from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroadiometer Instrument
D.K. Hall, V.V. Salomonson, and G.A. Riggs

Performance and Suitability of Single- and Multiple-Layer Snow Models for Operational, Moderate-Resolution, CONUS Snow Data Assimilation
L. Li, D. Cline, G. Fall, A Rost, and A. Nilsson

Initial Evaluation of MODIS Sea Ice Observations
G. Riggs, D.K. Hall, and J.R. Key

Development of a Gridded North American Monthly Snow Depth and Snow Water Equivalent Dataset for GCM Validation
R. Brown, B. Brasnett, and D. Robinson


A Technique to Estimate Snow Depletion Curves from Time-Series Data Using the Beta Distribution
K.L. Brubaker and M. Menoes

How Similar are Snow Depletion Curves from Year to Year? Case Study in the Upper Rio Grande Watershed
M.C. Menoes and K.L. Brubaker

The Importance of the Air Temperature Variable for the Snowmelt runoff Modelling Using the SRM Model
C. Richard and D.J. Gratton

An Analytical Model of the Ground Surface Temperature Under Snowcover with Soil Freezing
D.W. Riseborough

Dynamic-Stochastic Model of Snowmelt Runoff Generation and Its Application for Estimating Extreme Floods
L.S. Kuchment and A.N. Gelfen

Using Oxygen Isotope Tracers to Evaluate and Optimise Flow Components Generated by the UBC Watershed Model in a Mountainous Basin
C. Hopkinson, A. Lowe, A. Zawadzki, and M. English

GIS-Based Three-Dimensional Snowdrift Computer Model
R. Haehnel, G. Liston, M. Strum, and J. Lever

Sno Foo Award


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