Item: Storm lewis: a rain-on-snow event on the milford road, new zealand
Title: Storm lewis: a rain-on-snow event on the milford road, new zealand
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2004 International Snow Science Workshop, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Authors: Transit New Zealand Milford Road Avalanche Program
Abstract: We report and discuss observations and measurements during Storm Lewis, a 160mm rain-on-snow event on the Milford Road, New Zealand from 21-23 October 2003. Data include: a suite of snow pack (creep, temperature profiles and out-flow of liquid water) and meteorological measurements that were telemetered from several remote sites; observations from snow pits excavated at 1900 m throughout the storm; observations of avalanche activity; results of control work following the storm; fracture-line profiles from avalanches that had been artificially released.
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Keywords: rain-on-snow, avalanches
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