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Snow and glacier hydrology

Pratap Singh

Snow and glacier hydrology

by Pratap Singh

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dortrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snow,
  • Glaciers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes

    Statementby Pratap Singh and Vijay P. Singh
    SeriesWater science and technology library -- v. 37
    ContributionsSingh, V. P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB2403.2 .S56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 742 p. :
    Number of Pages742
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17021625M
    ISBN 100792367677
    LC Control Number00052054

    Definition of Hydrology 1 Classification of Hydrology 1 Hydrological Cycle 3 Inventory of the World's Water and Global Water Balance 5 Role of Hydrology 19 Scope and Importance of Snow and Glaciers 20 A Short History of Snow and Glacier Studies 38 References 45 PART II: PROPERTIES AND MEASUREMENT OF SNOW AND SNOW. Lecture Snow Hydrology. Key Questions. 1. How and where does snow form? 2. How is snow depth measured? 3. What is snow‐water equivalent (SWE)? 4. What is a snow course? 5. What variables control snow metamorphosis? 6. What is a ripe snowpack 7. What Slatecontrols &snowmelt? PasaytenSunset: Peak Gold Ridge, View NorthFile Size: 2MB.

    The last decade has been a period of rapid advances in glacier hydrology and hydrochemistry. These have resulted from the application of new technologies to the direct observation of englacial and subglacial drainage systems via boreholes, from theoretical advances and from increased Price: $ WaSiM-ETH contains several sub-models, which are outlined in Fig. enable simulation of glacier melt the model includes a glacier melt module using an extended temperature index approach ().The melt of snow, firn, and ice is calculated by: (1) M= 1 n MF +α snow/firn/ice I 0 G S I S (T−T 0): T>T 0 0: T≤T 0 where M is the melt rate (mm/time step), n is the number of time steps per Cited by:

    The last decade has been a period of rapid advances in glacier hydrology and hydrochemistry. These have resulted from the application of new technologies to the direct observation of englacial and subglacial drainage systems via boreholes, from theoretical advances and from increased interactions between fieldworkers and modellers. Glacier Hydrology. Glaciers act as natural reservoirs for snow, ice, and meltwater. On seasonal time scales, ice melt and temporary meltwater storage within a glacier lead to large amounts of late-summer discharge. In many alpine streams this is the sole source of baseflow in late summer and early fall, after the seasonal snowpack has melted.


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Reviewer Kaye Brubaher Department of Civil & EnvironmentalAuthor: Kaye Brubaker. This book provides an updated discussion of snow and glacier hydrology, drawing on the results of recent investigations. It serves as a source of reference at the senior undergraduate or beginning graduate level and stimulates further interest in this important part of the hydrologic : $ Glacier Hydrology and Hydrochemistry [Sharp, M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Snow hydrology is a scientific study in the field of hydrology which focuses on the composition, dispersion, and movement of snow and s of snow hydrology predate the Anno Domini era, although major breakthroughs were not made until the mid eighteenth century.

Snowfall, accumulation and melt are important hydrological processes in watersheds at high altitudes or latitudes. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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