Newly Fallen Snow and Air Temperature


THE physical features of a layer of fallen snow at a given time are chiefly dependent on (1) meteorological conditions while the snow is falling, and (2) meteorological factors which occur later causing metamorphosis of the snow.

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BOSSOLASCO, M. Newly Fallen Snow and Air Temperature. Nature 174, 362–363 (1954) doi:10.1038/174362b0

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