CSSA 1991 Symposium

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"Reflections on the Past, Perspectives on the Future"

Proceedings of a symposium honoring Ed LaChapelle and the late Binx Sandahl.
Sponsored by the Center for Snow Science at Alta. April 20, 1991


This volume contains the text of a suite of presentations given at a Symposium in Little Cottonwood Canyon during April of 1991. The three goals of the Symposium and this attendent were: To plumb the depth of opion regarding past efforts and future directions for applied and basic research in Snow Science, especially as it applies to the questions of avalanche hazard management, and to honor the efforts of some of the pioneers in these fields. This Symposium was sponsored by and this Proceedings volume is published by the Center for Snow Science at Alta. (CSSA). The Center is a not-for-profit Utah corporation dedicated to archival and re-issue of classical works in the fields of Snow Science, technology transfer, and the maintenance and administration of feild study sites at Alta, Utah; home of America's first snow and avalanche study center. This is the Center for Snow Science at Alta's inaugural volume.
Ed LaChapelle.

MORNING SESSION Report; Sam Colbeck

Snow Properties Research and Data Management; Richard L. Armstrong

Remote Sensing of the Alpine Snow Cover:
What We Can Measure from Aircraft or Satelite
; Jeff Dozier

Systems: The World, The Flesh, and The Metal; Sue A. Ferguson


Suggestions for Snow Research; Peter Schaerer

Five Problems in Avalanche Research; Ron Perla

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