DOI: 10.17265/2159-581x/2015.03.001
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Randall P. Julander, Jordan A. Clayton

Abstract: Abstract: Snow data collection systems in the western United States were originally designed to forecast water supply and may be subject to several sources of bias. In addition to climate change and weather modification effects, site-specific effects may be introduced from vegetation changes, site physical changes, measurement technique, and sensor changes. This paper examines changes in Utah's snowpack conditions over the past decade compared with all previous measurement years, focusing on the 15 snow cours…

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