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 February 18, 2016.

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.

National Snow and ice Data Center. Antarctic Megadunes: How the dunes were formed. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snowcrystals.com. Accessed February 18, 2016.

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. Recent U.S. Snowfall and Snow Depth Maps. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Climatic Data Center. Snow Cover Maps. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Climatic Data Center. U.S. Daily Snowfall and Snow Depth Data. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. State of the Cryosphere: Northern Hemisphere Snow. Accessed February 18, 2016.

EarthSky.org. What is lake-effec snow? Accessed February 18, 2016.

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. U.S. Daily Snowfall and Snow Depth Data. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Weather Service. Windchill Chart. Accessed Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Weather Service. Winter Weather Safety and Awareness. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. State of the Cryosphere: Northern Hemisphere Snow. Accessed February 18, 2016.

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 February 18, 2016.

Avalanche.org. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Avalanche Canada. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Canadian Avalanche Association. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Accessed February 18, 2016.

The Cyberspace Avalanche Center. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Public Broadcasting Service. Avalanche! (a documentary produced by the science television program NOVA). Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snow ecology

Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Alaska: The Ecosystems. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Appalachian Mountain Club. Mountain Ecology. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Marchand, P. J. 1996. Life in the cold: an introduction to winter ecology. Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Geographic. Arctic Fox. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Geographic. Caribou. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Geographic. Musk Ox. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Geographic. Polar Bear. Accessed February 18, 2016.

National Geographic. Snowshoe hare. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snow and people

Exchange for local observations and knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA). Accessed February 18, 2016.

United States Geological Survey. The Water Cycle: Snowmelt Runoff. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snow and recreation

Skiing. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Cross Country Ski Areas Association. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snowboarding.com. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snowshoe Magazine. Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snowmobile.com.  Accessed February 18, 2016.

Snow removal

Heidorn, K. C. 1999. Moving the snow. Accessed February 18, 2016.

McKelvey, B. 1995. Snow in the cities. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. Accessed February 18, 2016.

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