CH Seminar – Bart Forman

A Monolithic Shift from the Monolith:

Towards a Smallsat Constellation Configuration for Global Snow Mass Characterization

 

Presented by:

Bart Forman

 

Associate Professor

The Deborah J. Goodings Professor in Engineering for Global Sustainability

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland

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A river ran through it

ALONG THIS STRETCH OF ALASKA HIGHWAY, where it curves between the southern edge of Lhù’ààn Män lake and the rugged peaks of the southwest Yukon, the dust storms can blow so thick that drivers have been forced to pull over. Where the two-lane road crosses A´ąy Chù river, sand drifts across the pavement as if it were snow.

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CH PhD Thesis Defence

Centre for Hydrology Ph.D. student, Chris Marsh, will defend his Ph.D. thesis, entitled Multi-scale modelling of cold regions hydrology.

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019
Time: 9 am
Place: Room 2D71 Agriculture Building.

Spring snowpack a tale of two worlds

BOW VALLEY – In the Rockies, the story of the late spring/early summer snowpack is a tale of two worlds.

In the lower elevations and the valley bottoms, the snow melted away early, while in the higher elevations it has only just begun to melt.

“There’s still lots of snow up high, but not much down low,” said snow hydrologist John Pomeroy, director of the University of Saskatchewan’s Centre for Hydrology which conducts much of its research in the Rockies.

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