PubTalk-07/2023: From Snow To Flow - When Snow Falls On A Mountain, Where Does It Go?
From Snow To Flow - When Snow Falls On A Mountain, Where Does It Go?
By Andrea Creighton, USGS Hydrologist
- Learn about USGS science seeking to understand the effects of climate change and the future of snowpack.
- Most of the water in the western U.S. comes from the snowpack of the high-elevation mountains.
- Changes in timing, magnitude, and duration of snowmelt may substantially alter downstream water availability.