Application of Snow Hydrology to the Columbia Basin

by Oliver A. Johnson, (M.ASCE), Hydr.Engr.; North Pacific Div., Corps of Engrs., U. S. Dept. of the Army, Portland, Ore.,
Peter B. Boyer, Hydr. Engr.; Portland Dist., Corps of Engrs., U. S. Dept. of the Army, Portland, Ore.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 61-81


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract:

Studies of cause of melting of snow pack made for several years in three laboratory areas located in high mountains of western United States; data obtained are analyzed and correlated; procedures found for rational analysis of snowmelt in relatively small basin; application will be enlarged to cover large parts of Columbia Basin.



Subject Headings: Hydrology | Basins | Snow | Snowmelt | Laboratory tests | Hydrologic data | Data analysis | Mountains

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