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Title: Snow cover and meteorology at Allagash, Maine, 1977-1980
Authors: Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory (U.S.)
Bates, Roy E.
Keywords: Snow
Snow cover
Snow properties
Allagash, Maine
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 83-20.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: A complete meteorological field station and a snow survey network were set up in the Allagash River Watershed to record baseline conditions prior to construction of the proposed Dickey-Lincoln Dam in the upper St. John River Basin in Allagash, Maine. Nearly three years of daily data (Oct 1977-May 1980) are summarized and compared to long-term climatic conditions for nearby National Weather Service stations. Air temperature values for Allagash are similar to those for the two nearest meteorological stations; water equivalent precipitation amounts and snowfall totals in the Allagash basin are inconsistent with those for nearby meteorological stations.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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