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Snow interception, accumulation, accumulation, and melt in lodgepole pine forests in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon.Author(s): Norman H. Miner; James M. Trappe
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 153, p. 1-4
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionLodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) forests in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon occupy important water-producing lands. These forests generally occur at middle to high elevations on north slopes, where a substantial portion of the precipitation is snow. To learn more about the influence of lodgepole pine forests on accumulation of mow and rate of snowmelt, a series of measurements was made of the snow pack during the winter and spring of 1957 in an area typical of the lodgepole pine type.
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CitationMiner, Norman H.; Trappe, James M. 1957. Snow interception, accumulation, accumulation, and melt in lodgepole pine forests in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 153, p. 1-4
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