Snowfall and snowfall accumulation near Climax, Colorado
An investigation of snowfall over the higher elevations of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado is being carried out by Colorado State University. This investigation is described and preliminary findings are discussed. The current field program includes daily snow observations of new snow at 65 sites spaced at about one mile intervals over Fremont, Hoosier, and Vail Passes. In addition, certain atmospheric observations are being made and seeding is being carried out with silver iodide generators from upwind sites on randomly selected days. Specific investigations being carried out consider: (1) the ...
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