Proceedings of the 59th Annual Eastern Snow Conference

June 5-7
Stowe, Vermont, USA

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Table of Contents

Introductory Materials


Statement of Purpose

Executives for the 59th Eastern Snow Conference

President's Page

Wiesnet Medal for Best Student Paper

Simulation of Ice Phenology on a Large Lake in the Mackenzie River Basin (1960-2000)
P. Ménard, C.R. Duguay, G.M. Flato, and W. R. Rouse

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing of Snow Cover for Climate Monitoring in the Canadian Subarctic: A Comparison Between SMMR-SMM/I and NOAA-AVHRR Sensors
F.C. Pivot, C.R. Duguay, R.D. Brown, B. Duchiron, and C. Kergomard

Estimating the Distribution of Snow Water Equivalent and Snow Extent Beneath the Cloud-Cover in the Salt-Verde River Basin, Arizona
N.P. Molotch, S.R. Fassnacht, S.R. Helfrich, and R.C. Bales

Comparison of Satellite-Based Data with Modeled Snow-Water Equivalent for Open and Forested Areas
C. Gidda, H. Whiteley, I. Rubinstein, and R. Dony

Validation of Satellite Snow-Cover Maps in North America and Norway
D.K. Hall, R. Solberg, and G.A. Riggs

Soils, Forest, and Radiation

Characterisation of Snowmelt Infiltration Scaling Parameters Within a Mountainous Subarctic Watershed
J.R. Janowicz, D.M. Gray, and J.W. Pomeroy

Soil Forest Modeling in a Northern Hardwood Forest: Past and Present
J. Hardy, R. Fitzhugh, R. Jordan, P. Groffman, C. Driscoll, T. Fahey, and G. Tierney

The Diminution of Snowmelt Rate with Forest Regrowth as an Index of Peak Flow Hydrological Recovery, Montmorency Forest, Québec
J. Talbot and A.P. Plamondon

Physically Based Estimation of Seasonal Snow Accumulation in the Boreal Forest
J.W. Pomeroy, D.M. Gray, N.R. Hedstorm, and J.R. Janowicz

Small-Scale Spatial Variability of Radiant Energy for Snowmelt in a Mid-Latitude Sub-Alpine Forest
A. Rowlands, J. Pomeroy, J. Hardy, D. Marks, K. Elder, and R. Melloh

An Efficient Snow Albedo Model for the Open and Sub-Carnopy
R.A. Melloh, J.P. Hardy, R.N. Bailey, and T.J. Hall

Attnuation of Solar Radiation by the Snowpack in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica
C. Lavoie, H.B. Granberg, and N. O'Neill

Sensitivity of the Mackenzie River Basin Hydrology to Solar Radiation Uncertainties
N. Voision, H.G. Leighton, E.D. Soulis, and J. Feng


Boundary Layer Integration Approach to Advection of Sensible Heat to a Patchy Snow Cover
R.J. Granger, J.W. Pomeroy, and J. Parviainen

Simulating Wind Fields and Snow Redistribution Using Terrain-Based Parameters to Model Snow Accumulation and Melt Over a Semi-Arid Mountain Catchment
A. Winstral and D. Marks

Simulation of Terrain and Forest Shelter Effects on Patterns of Snow Deposition, Snowmelt, and Runoff over a Semi-Arid Mountain Catchment
D. Marks, A. Winstral, and M. Seyfried

Comparison of Model, Snow Course, and Passive Microwave Derived Snow Water Equivalent Data for Western North America
C. Derksen, R. Brown, A. Walker, and B. Brasnett

Development of a Gridded North American Snow Depth and Water Equivalent Dataset for GCM Validation Results with an Enhanced Snowpack Model
R. Brown, B. Brasnett, and D. Robinson

Meteorology and Application

Water Vapor Transport Associated with Lake-Effect Snowfall over Southern Ontario
A. Liu and G. Moore

January 1999 Storms Dumped Snow on Southern Ontario, Yet Limited Streamflow Resulted
S.R. Fassnacht, F. Yusuf, and N. Kouwen

One for the History Books: The Winter of 2000-01 in St. John's, Newfoundland
B. Whiffen

Acquisition and Use of Snow Water Equivalent Data at the Northeast River Forecast Center
T. Econopouly

Comparison of Runoff from a Ski Resort and Adjacent Undeveloped Watershed in Northern Vermont
J.C. Denner, J.B. Shanley, and B. Wemple

Microwave Interaction with Snowpack Observed at the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment
G. Koh, N.D. Mulherin, J.P. Hardy, R.E. Davis, and A. Twombly

Snowpack and Runoff Chemistry

Changes in the Structure and Permeability of Artificial Ice Layers Containing Fluorescent Tracer in Cold and Wet Snow Cover
G. Fortin, G.H. Jones, M. Bernier, and M. Schneebeli

Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange Measured by Autochambers During the Snow-Covered Season at a Temperate Peatland
J. Bubier, P. Crill, and A. Mosedale

How Isotopic Fractionation of Snowmelt Affects Hydrograph Separation
S. Taylor, X. Feng, M. Williams, and J. McNamara

Winter Chemical Leaching from Deciduous Tree Branches as a Function of Branch Inclination Angle in Central Massachusetts
D. Levia, Jr., and S. Herwitz

Climate Influences and Historical Perspectives

Historical Trend in Ice Thickness on the Piscataquis River in Central Maine
T.G. Hungtington, G.A. Hodgkins, and R.W. Dudley

Development of a Historical Ice Database for the Study of Climate Change in Canada
F. Lenormand, C.R. Duguay, and R. Gauthier

Patterns and Trends in Snowpack Water Equivalent at a Northern Vermont Site, 1960-2002
J.B. Shanley, S.F. Clark, and J.C. Denner

Going...Going...Gone? Earth's Disappearing Tropical Glaciers
R.J. Leffler

Sno-Foo Award

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