1. Some memories of Cora Shea from Calgary during 2008 to 2012


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    At the 2012 International Snow Science Workshop in Anchorage, Alaska, Bruce Jamieson shared some memories of Cora Shea, who passed away in June 2012. He spoke about 2008 to 2012 during which she completed…

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    • Deep Slab Avalanche Research


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      Mike Conlan's PhD research aims to improve forecasting for deep slab avalanches. Presented at the Canadian Avalanche Association/Canadian Avalanche Centre's Spring Conference on May 4,…

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      • Nowcast with a forecast - Snow cover modelling for data sparse areas


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        Presentation by Sascha Bellaire during the 2012 CAA/CAC/CAF Spring Conference in Penticton, BC, Canada

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        • Monitoring melt-freeze crusts in the snowpack


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          Ryan Buhler summarizes results from his last two winters of studying the changes in melt-freeze crusts after they are buried

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          • Surface hoar by the aspect, Penticton, May 2012


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            Simon Horton talks about his research to predict the size of surface hoar hoar crystals that form on different aspects. He also presents his ideas for estimating the persistence of buried layers based…

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            • A Thermal Peek Into Surface Hoar Growth


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              Surface hoar is quite particular. A number of different factors determine what aspects it grows on, and on what aspects it will grow bigger. This video shows a small area (~1 m on a side) with small…

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              • Changes in the temperature of a buried melt-freeze crust


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                During visits to a shallow snowpack in the Rockies during the winter of 2010-11, Cora Shea took thermal images of the freshly exposed pit wall, and micro-photographs of the crystals in and adjacent…

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                • What causes temperature changes of the snow surface?


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                  Thermal images of freshly exposed pit walls, about hourly, show the snow at and near the surface cooling rapidly when the sky cleared. When the sky became cloudy, the snow surface warmed by the greenhouse…

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                  • Near crust faceting in a shallow snowpack


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                    About twice per week at a shallow snowpack site in the Canadian Rockies during the winter of 2011, Cora Shea took thermal images of the pit wall and micro-photographs of the crystals in the crust…

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