Snow Resources

Most of the information in All About Snow came from these resources. You can find them in your library or online:

Snow science: characteristics, formation, and types

Arvetis, C., and C. Palmer. 1986. Why does it snow? Skokie, Illinois: Rand McNally.

Bentley, W. A., and W. J. Humphries. 1962. Snow crystals. New York: Dover Press.

Bianchi, J., and F. Edwards. 1992. Snow: learning for the fun of it. Newburgh, Ontario: Bungalo Books.

Discover Magazine.20 things you didn't know about . . . snow. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Doesken, N. J., and A. Judson. 2000. The snow booklet: a guide to the science, climatology, and measurement of snow in the United States. Fort Collins: Colorado State University.

Evans, E. K. 1965. Snow book. New York: Little, Brown, and Company.

Kirk, R. 1978. Snow. New York, William Morrow and Co.

LaChapelle, E. R. 1992. Field guide to snow crystals. University of Washington Press.

Larrick, N. 1961. Junior science book of rain, hail, sleet, and snow. Champaign, Illinois: Garrard Publishing.

Libbrecht, K. G. Snowflakes and snow crystals. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Snow and ice Data Center. Antarctic Megadunes: How the dunes were formed. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Steele, P. 1991. Snow: causes and effects. New York: F. Watts.

Sugarman, J. 1985. Snowflakes. New York: Little, Brown, and Company.

Where its snows

National Climatic Data Center. National Snowfall and Snow Depth Extremes Table. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Climatic Data Center. State Snow Climatology and Extremes. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Extreme 1-day, 2-day, and 3-Day Snowfall Amounts. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. State of the Cryosphere: Northern Hemisphere Snow. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Weather Channel Storm Encyclopedia. Lake Effect Snow. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow and weather and snow and climate

Ahrens, C. D. 1988. Meteorology today: an introduction to weather, climate, and the environment, third edition. St. Paul: West Publishing Company.

>Kocin, P. J., and L. W. Uccellini. 1990. Snowstorms along the northeastern coast of the United States: 1955 to 1985. Boston: American Meteorological Society.

Holford, I. 1982. The Guinness book of weather facts and feats, second edition. Guiness Superlatives Ltd.

Lockhart, G. 1988. The weather companion. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Ludlum, D. 1962. Extremes of snowfall in the United States. Weatherwise 15(6): 246-262.

National Climatic Data Center.Snowfall Averages. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Climatic Data Center. National Snowfall and Snow Depth Extremes Table. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Climatic Data Center. State Snow Climatology Extremes. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Weather Service. Windchill Chart. Accessed Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Weather Service. Winter Weather Safety and Awareness. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. State of the Cryosphere: Northern Hemisphere Snow. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Weather Channel. Weather Encyclopedia: Forecasting Winter Storms. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow avalanches

Armstrong, B. R., and K. Williams. 1992. The avalanche book. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Atwater, M. M. 1968. The avalanche hunters. Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company.

Daffern, T. 1983. Avalanche safety for skiers and climbers. Seattle: Cloudcap Press.

Fraser, C. 1966. The avalanche enigma. London: William Clowes and Sons, Ltd.

Fraser, C. 1966. Avalanches and snow safety. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Fredston, J., and D. Fesler. 1994. Snow sense: a guide to evaluating snow avalanche hazard. Anchorage: Alaska Mountain Safety Center, Inc.

McClung, D., and P. Schaerer. 1993. The avalanche handbook. Seattle: The Mountaineers.

Perla, R. I., and M. Martinelli, Jr. 1976. Avalanche handbook. Washington, D. C.: United States Forest Service.

Williams, K., and B. Armstrong. 1984. The snowy torrents. Washington, D. C.: United States Forest Service.

American Association of Avalanche Professionals.The Avalanche Review. Published monthly from November to April. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Avalanche.org. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Canadian Avalanche Association. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Accessed May 29, 2012.

The Cyberspace Avalanche Center. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Public Broadcasting Service. Avalanche! (a documentary produced by the science television program NOVA). Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow ecology

Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Alaska: The Ecosystems. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Appalachian Mountain Club. Mountain Ecology. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Marchand, P. J. 1996. Life in the cold: an introduction to winter ecology. Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Michigan Technological University. Winter Ecology Institute. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Geographic. Arctic Fox. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Geographic. Caribou. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Geographic. Musk Ox. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Geographic. Polar Bear. Accessed May 29, 2012.

National Geographic. Snowshoe hare. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow and people

Exchange for local observations and knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA). Accessed May 29, 2012.

United Nations Environment Program. Using snow for cool, innovative solutions IETC's Insight Winter '96 Edition. Accessed May 29, 2012.

United States Geological Survey. The Water Cycle: Snowmelt Runoff. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow and recreation

Skiing. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Cross Country Ski Areas Association. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Telemarktips.com. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snowboarding.com. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snowshoe Magazine. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snowmobile.com. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Snow removal

Heidorn, K. C. 1999. Moving the snow. Accessed May 29, 2012.

McKelvey, B. 1995. Snow in the cities. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. Accessed May 29, 2012.

Mergen, B. 1997. Snow in America. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institute Press.