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Snow Survey Sampling Guide


The purpose of this guide is to promote efficient and accurate snow surveying and to establish uniform sampling procedures.

It is a training and reference guide designed for snow surveyors who use sampling equipment to measure snow accumulation. It explains sampling and recording procedures essential for accurate forecasts of the Nation's water supplies.

Print it! Brochure (8.5 x 4.25")
           Handbook (8.5 x 11")