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Snow deposition and melt under different vegetative covers in central New YorkAuthor(s): A. R. Eschner; D. R. Satterlund
Source: Research Note NE-13. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionTwo-thirds of the annual runoff from watersheds in the Allegheny Plateau of central New York comes from the snow-or snow and rain that falls in December through April. Although the amounts of precipitation in this period are fairly uniform from year to year, the proportion that falls as snow varies; so does the amount that accumulates on the ground, and its duration and rate of melt. The differences in ground cover also affect snow deposition and melt and the timing and amount of runoff from this snow.
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CitationEschner, A. R.; Satterlund, D. R. 1963. Snow deposition and melt under different vegetative covers in central New York. Research Note NE-13. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
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