Seasonal Snowcovers: Physics, Chemistry, Hydrology

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' This volume should serve as the starting point for this area of science. '
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401082518
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Nato Science Series C: (closed) , #211
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 746
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.53 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Snow Metamorphism and Classification.- 2 Water Vapor Transport in Snow. A 2-D Simulation of Temperature Gradient Metamorphism.- 3 Measurement of Snow Grain Properties.- 4 Experimental Study on Thermal Convection and Grains Picture Analysis.- 5 The Fractionation of Natural Isotopes during Temperature Gradient Metamorphism of Snow.- 6 Avalanche Forecasting and Snow Physics.- 7 Wind Transport of Seasonal Snowcovers.- 8 Note on certain Diurnal Variations in the Albedo of Snow and Ice.- 9 Modelling of Snowmelt Rates in a Deciduous Forest.- 10 Prediction of Snow Density and Temperature Changes within Layers of the Snowpack using a Point Energy and Mass Balance Model.- 11 Modelling of Water Flow through Snowpacks.- 12 Direct Scavenging and Induced Transport of Atmospheric Aerosol by Falling Snow and Ice Crystals.- 13 Experimental Prool for the Chemical Analysis of Snow, Firn and Ice Cores.- 14 Review of Snowpack Chemistry Studies.- 15 Chemical Transformations in a Snowcover at Weissfluhjoch, Switzerland, situated 2500 m.a.s.l..- 16 The Chemical Evolution of a Seasonal Snowcover at Mid-and-High Altitudes.- 17 Physical and Chemical Factors controlling Gaseous Deposition of SO2 to Snow.- 18 The Contribution of Dry Deposition to Snowpack Acidity in Michigan.- 19 Wind as a Factor in the Direct Measurement of the Dry Deposition of Acid Pollutants to Snowcovers.- 20 The Removal of Soluble Ions from Melting Snowpacks.- 21 Aspects of the Chemistry of Ice, notably Snow, on Lakes.- 22 Methodology for Investigation of Snowmelt Hydrology and Chemistry within an undisturbed Canadian Shield Watershed.- 23 Shortterm Changes in the Fluxes of Water and of Dissolved Solutes during Snow-melt.- 24 Chemical Dynamics of Snowcover and Snowmelt in a Boreal Forest.- 25 Changes in Streamwater Chemistry during Snowmelt.- 26 Snowmelt runoff in the Lake Laflamme Experimental Watershed, Quebec: Methodology and Preliminary Results.- 27 Observations of Snowmelt run-off Pathways on a Slope in a Boreal Forest Environment, Lac Laflamme, Quebec.- 28 A Comparison of Chemical and Isotopic Hydrograph Separation.- 29 An Isotopic and Geochemical Study of Seasonal Snowmelt runoff in the Apex River Watershed.- 30 Snow Chemistry with particular reference for the Chemical Composition of Snow in Scandinavia.- 31 Snowcover and Snowmelt Processes studied by means of Environmental Isotopes.

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