Proceedings of 68th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Snow Conference
Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville, New York

June 5-7, 2012

This year's proceedings is dedicated to
Austin Williams Hogan

Austin Hogan


All the papers in the Proceedings Volume are available for download as Adobe Acrobat Files

Table of Contents

The 2012 Eastern Snow Conference Proceedings
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Introductory Materials
Statement of Purpose
Executives for the 69th Eastern Snow Conference
President’s Page
Weisnet Medal for Best Student Paper
Putting the Capital “A” in CoCoRaHS: An Experimental Program to Measure Albedo using the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network
E.A. Burakowski, C.P. Wake, J.E. Dibb, and M. Stampone
David Miller Award for Best Student Poster
Satellite and Surface Perspectives of Snow Extent in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
J.W. Sugg, L.B. Perry and D.K. Hall
Campell Scientific Prize for Best Canadian Student Paper
A Simple In-Situ Sensor for Snow Grain Size Measurement
A. Kasurak, R. Kelley and J. King
Snow Monitoring Networks

Developing a Snow Cover Component for the WMO Global Cryosphere Watch
R.D. Brown, K. Luojus, and B.E. Goodison

Watershed Hydrology: Streamflow

Changes in the Timing of Snowmelt and the Seasonality of Nutrient Loading: Can Models Simulate the Impacts on Freshwater Trophic Status?
D.C. Pierson, N. Samal, E. Owens, E.M. Schneiderman, and M.S. Zion

Effect of Projected Changes in Winter Streamflow on Stream Turbidity, Esopus Creek Watershed in New York, USA
R. Mukundan, D.C. Pierson, L. Wang, A.H. Matonse, N.R. Samal, M.S. Zion, and E.M. Schneiderman

Potential Effects of Climate Change on Winter Turbidity Levels in the Ashokan Reservoir, NY
N.R. Samal, A.H. Matonse, R. Mukundan, D.C. Pierson, R.K. Gelda, M.S. Zion, and E.M. Schneiderman

Watershed Hydrology: Precipitation and Snowpack Modeling

Past and Future Changes in Frost Day Indices in Catskill Mountain Region of New York
A. Anandhi, M.S. Zion, P.H. Gowda, D.C. Pierson, D. Lounsbury, and A. Frei

Analysis of Rain-on-Snow Runoff Events in New York
S.M. Pradhanang, A. Frei, M.S. Zion, E.M. Schneiderman, T.S. Steenhuis, and D. Pierson

Advances in snow measurements and modeling - Posters

The Québec/Labrador Peninsula and the Evolution of the Eastern Snow Conference
P. Adams, M. Eccelstone, J. Buttle, and C. Taylor

Pioneers through Winter in North America: Paleo-Indians and Paleo-Eskimos
J. Toupin

Modeling Frost Line Soil Penetration Using Freezing Degree-Day Rates, Day Length, and Sun Angle
S. Vermette and J. Kanack

Glaciology and Sea-ice

Influence of the Recession of the Pasterze Blacier, Austria, on Water Discharge Used for Hydro-power Production
K.J. Bayr, D.K. Hall, M. Kelly, and C. Dunn

Rising ELA and Expanding Proglacial Lakes Lead to Initiation of Rapid Retreat of Brady Glacier, Alaska
M. Pelto, D. Capps, J.J. Clague, and B. Pelto

Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice: Micro to Wathershed Scale

Snow Microwave Emission Modeling of Ice Lenses within the Snowpack Using the Microwave Emission Model for Layered Snowpacks (MEMLS)
B. Montpetit, A. Royer, A. Langlois, and C. Derksen

Estimation of Snow Water Equivalent of Dry Snowpacks Using a Multi-Offset Ground Penetrating Radar System
D. Gustafsson, N. Sundström, and A. Lundberg

Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice: Regional to Hemispheric Scale - Posters
Improved Snow Mapping Accuracy with Revised MODIS Snow Algorithm
G. Riggs and D.K. Hall
Sno-Foo Award

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