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Abstracts accepted for presentation at the
International Symposium on Snow Science

To be held at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
3–7 September 2007

listed in alphabetical order of main author

49A119

A new density-based thermal conductivity equation for snow
R K Aggarwal, P S Negi

49A018

Diagnostic approach to the evaluation of extreme snow storage according to the climate scenarios
Krenke Alexandr, Chernavskaya Margarita

49A011

Comparative characteristics of air temperature, precipitation, snow conditions and glacier mass balance with circulation process in the Polar Ural and NE Siberia
Maria Ananicheva, Nina kononova

49A124

Northern hemisphere snow extent trend analysis from microwave and optical satellite data
Richard L. Armstrong, Mary Jo Brodzik, Elizabeth Weatherhead

49A024

Investigating snow rheology with a large-scale coaxial rheometer
Michael Bacher, Mohamed Naaim, Thierry Faug, Hervé Bellot

49A095

Characteristics of wet snow avalanche activity: 20 years of observations from a high alpine valley (Dischma, Switzerland)
Stefano Baggi, Juerg Schweizer

49A138

The nature of steady state in finite-sized granular avalanches
Perry Bartelt, Othmar Buser, Katharina Platzer

49A111

Snow cover distribution on Alaska's Arctic Slope: modelling under changing climate
Sveta Berezovskaya, Glen E. Liston, Douglas L. Kane

49A025

The interannual variability of snow cover and avalanche activity characteristics in the Zailiyskiy Alatau range (Kazakhstan)
Blagovechshensky, Viktor, Berman, Oleg, Kondrashov, Igor

49A026

The study of a snow cover quality for winter recreation in the Zailiyskiy Alatau range (Kazakhstan)
Blagovechshensky, Viktor, Silina, Olga

49A020

Modelling of snow avalanche dynamics: influence of model parameters
Bozhinskiy A. N.

49A104

Explicit iterative computation of diffusive vapor field in the 3D snow matrix: some preliminary results for low flux metamorphism
BRZOSKA Jean-Bruno, FLIN Frédéric, BARCKICKE Jean

49A017

Subnival pressures originated by the slow displacement of a seasonal, late-lying snowpatch, Ancares Sierra, northwestern Spain.
Pedro Carrera-Gómez, Marcos Valcárcel-Díaz, Víctor Valcárcel-Juárez, Augusto Pérez-Alberti

49A033

Snow depth in China derived from long time series passive microwave remote sensing
Tao Che, Xin Li, Rui Jin, Richard Armstrong, Tingjun Zhang

49A045

The snow cover response to the climate change in mountainous region of the Tarim river basin over the past two decades
Chen Yaning, Xu Changchun, Chen Yapeng

49A149

Mesoscale analysis of cold flow snowstorm
Yang Chengfang, Zhou Bing, Chen Youkuan

49A066

Seismicity-induced snow instability and avalanche release.
Pavel Chernous, Yuri Fedorenko, Nikolay Barashev, Evgeny Mokrov

49A061

Statistical structure of snow characteristics on mountain slopes and validity of snow stability evaluation
Pavel Chernous, Alexander Bozhinsky, Nikolay Barashev, Yuri Fedorenko

49A027

A fracture mechanic models for snow avalanche release
Bernardino Chiaia, Pietro Cornetti, Barbara Frigo

49A141

The snow avalanche module in RAMMS
Marc Christen, Julia Kowalski, Perry Bartelt

49A108

Experimental study of particle concentration fluctuations in a turbulent steady flow
CIERCO François-Xavier, NAAIM Mohamed, NAAIM Florence

49A037

Annual mass balance estimates for Haut Glacier d'Arolla from 2000-2005 using a distributed mass balance model and DEM's
Ruzica Dadic, Javier G. Corripio, Paolo Burlando

49A134

Analysis of snow cover by ground penetrating radar
Binder Daniel, Hynek Bernhard, Schöner Wolfgang

49A002

Snow resuspension by powder snow avalanches
Brossard Denis, Naaim Mohamed, Naaim Florence

49A127

Impact of subgrid scale scheme on topography and landuse for better regional scale simulation of meteorological variables over western Himalayas
Dr A P Dimri, Mr A Ganju

49A028

Different attempts of wind field estimation in mountainous areas for snowdrift modelling.
Yves Durand, Gilbert Guyomarch, Laurent Mérindol

49A068

Spatial variability of new snow information derived from a dense network of Alpine automatic stations
Luca Egli

49A079

Accumulation and properties of snow along the Vostok ice-flow line, East Antarctica
Alexey A. Ekaykin, Vladimir Ya. Lipenkov, Sergey V. Popov, Yury A. Shibaev

49A016

Climatic extreme combination of cold season over the Russian territory at the 20-th century last decades
Cherenkova Elena, Chernavskaya Margarita

49A032

An investigation of the correlation between changing snowcover and the net mass balance of Storglaciären, Northern Sweden.
Eleri Evans, Richard Essery, Richard Lucas

49A030

Influence of a dam on avalanche flows: studying the coupling between deposition upstream of the dam and a hydrodynamic-type wave
T. Faug, M. Naaim, B. Chanut, B. Perrin

49A128

Physical modeling of the temperature gradient metamorphism and validations using X-ray microtomographic images
Frederic FLIN, Jean-Bruno Brzoska

49A088

3D- X-ray micro tomography and 2D- microstructure mapping of polar firn– a comprehensive picture by two complementary methods?
Johannes Freitag, Sepp Kipfstuhl, Sergio Faria

49A163

Parameterization of snow cover characteristics in a discontinuous snow covered region using active polarimetric microwave remote sensing
Mark Christopher Fuller

49A047

Influence of snow cover on ground surface temperature in the alpine zone of the Tatra Mountains (Poland, Slovakia)
Bogdan Gadek, Jan Leszkiewicz

49A048

Metamorphosis of snow cover in the zone of sporadic permafrost occurrence in Tatra Mountains, Poland
Bogdan Gadek, Stanislaw Kedzia

49A012

Evaluation of snow cover characteristics in mountains under climate change
Gleb E. Glazirin

49A096

Geoinformation technologies for snow avalanches studying. Well-known techniques in new interpretation.
Tatiana Glazovskaya, Sofja Gavrilova, Dmitry Evteev, Alla Sedova, Yuri Seliverstov, Varvara Tumasjeva

49A003

State of the ground: climatology and changes during the past 70 Years over northern Eurasia for a rarely used measure of snow cover and frozen land
Pavel Groisman, Richard W. Knight, Vyacheslav N. Razuvaev, Olga N. Bulygina, Nina A. Speranskaya, Thomas R. Karl

49A121

Structural mathematical model of the snow cover and some optical estimations
Elena Guseva-Lozinski

49A110

Snow meaurement in new zealand – past, present and future
Jordy Hendrikx

49A060

Avalanches on landslide slopes collapsed by Niigata Chuetsu earthquake
Hiroyuki Hirashima, Kouichi Nishimura, Satoru Yamaguchi, Osamu Abe, Atsushi Sato

49A062

Snow road condition forecasting on a mountain highway in Japan
Hiroyuki Hirashima, Kouichi Nishimura, Toshiichi Kobayashi, Kenji Kosugi, Takeshi Sato, Atsushi Sato

49A100

Snow forces on forest plants due to creep and glide
Peter Höller, Reinhard Fromm, Georg Leitinger

49A137

Air movement in the snow pack using carbon monoxide as a transport tracer
Hendrik Huwald, John S. Selker, Scott W. Tyler, Marc Calaf, Marc B. Parlange

49A136

Spatial and temporal variability of snow density and snow temperature at high mountain sites (Austrian Alps)
Bernhard Hynek, Wolfgang Schöner

49A067

Climatic characteristics of "depth-hoar region" introduced for the climatic division of snowy areas in Japan
Masaaki Ishizaka, Satoru Yamaguchi

49A069

Evaluations of feasibility of detecting weak layers caused by graupels and snow crystals in a snow pack with an automated monitoring system for identifying types of falling snows
Masaaki Ishizaka, Satoru Yamaguchi, Atsushi Sato

49A129

Inferences on flow mechanisms from snow avalanche deposits
Dieter Issler, Alessia Errera, Stefano Priano, Hansueli Gubler, Bernardo Teufen, Bernhard Krummenacher,

49A130

Modeling the complex behavior of snow avalanches with an extended Norem–Irgens–Schieldrop rheology
Dieter Issler, Peter Gauer, Arne Stensli Moe, Fridtjov Irgens

49A077

Seismo-acoustic measurements of snow avalanche
Yoichi Ito, Kouichi Nishimura, Kunio Kawada

49A065

Snow-cover prediction using numerical weather-prediction and snow-cover models in Japan
Katsushi Iwamoto, Satoru Yamaguchi, Sento Nakai, Takeshi Sato, Atsushi Sato

49A001

Regional snow depth estimate for avalanche calculations using a 2D model with snow entrainment
Emanuela Bianchi Janetti, Elisa Gorni, Betty Sovilla, Daniele Bocchiola

49A083

A Preliminary study of albedo on July 1st Glacier at Qilian Mountains in China during the summer ablation period
Xi JIANG, Ninglian WANG, Jianchen PU, Jianqiao HE, Liang CHEN

49A143

The use of an electronic snow water equivalent (SWE) sensor to reduce precipitation and SWE measurement errors
J. B. Johnson, A. Gelvin, G. Schaefer

49A148

A first snow classification using data from the SnowMicroPen (SMP)
Jerome B. Johnson, H. P. Marshal, M Schneebeli

49A102

The relationship between snow density, snow depth, and snow water equivalent in the Swiss Alps
Tobias Jonas, Christoph Marty, Manfred Stähli

49A103

Mortality rates of the Alpine Chamois: the influence of snow-meteorological factors
Tobias Jonas, Flavia Geiger, Hannes Jenny

49A071

Damage and restoration of the snow avalanche control structures hit by the 2004 mid- Niigata Earthquake at Niigata, Japan
Isao Kamisi, Hiroyuki Hirashima, Satoru Yamaguchi, Atsushi Sato, Shouichi Inoue, Tomohiro Fujii, Michiaki Yamamoto, Takashi Machida, Norio Hayakawa

49A051

Changing in ionic concentrations and δ18O in snowpack of the Zhadang Glacier on Mt. Nyainqentanglha, Southern Tibetan Plateau, during April to October 2006
Shichang KANG, Jie HUANG, Yanwei XU

49A160

Definition area for artificial snowgenerating system using of GIS-analysis and two- dimensional thermo-mechanical finite element model
Alexander Kashtanov

49A054

Hydrological backgrounds that cause slushflow events in the temperate heavy-snow region of Japan
Katsuhisa Kawashima, Kaoru Izumi, Tsutomu Iyobe, Mototsugu Nozaki

49A087

Microstructure mapping of polar firn
Sepp Kipfstuhl, Johannes Freitag, Sérgio H. Faria

49A009

Seasonal variations of snow cover over Northern Eurasia: dependence on regional changes of atmospheric circulation.
Lev Kitaev, Nina Kononova, Elena Cherenkova

49A010

Statistical evaluation of snow storage future changes over the Northern Eurasia using the model climate change scenario.
Lev Kitaev, Alexandr Krenke, Tatiana Titkova

49A161

Ice shell as seasonal structure
Tsutomu Kokawa

49A034

Tendencies of fluctuation of the macrocirculation processes duration causing formation and preservation of a snow cover in different regions of Eastern Siberia
Nina Kononova

49A093

Vertical profiles of mass flux at different particle diameters in drifting snow over hard snow surfaces
Kenji Kosugi, Takeshi Sato, Masaki Nemoto, Shigeto Mochizuki, Atsushi Sato

49A046

Numerical modeling of an avalanche impact against an obstacle with account of snow compressibility
V.S. Kulibaba, M.E. Eglit

49A126

Comparison study on snow cover of the conventional meteorological observations and its variational tendency over Qinghai region
LEI Jun, FANG Zhi-fang

49A142

Near threshold Antarctic snowdrift measurements: a sensor intercomparison study
Katherine C. Leonard, Douglas R. MacAyeal, Jonathan Thom, L. Bruno Tremblay

49A057

Snow-atmosphere exchange and evolutional processes in snowpack of NH4+ and HCOO- on Urumqi glacier No. 1, eastern Tianshan
Huilin Li, Zhongqin Li, Feiteng Wang, Wenbin Wang

49A055

Characteristics of snow cover the Empty Cirque basin at the headwaters of Urumqi River,eastern Tianshan, China
Zhongqin Li, Feiteng Wang, Huilin Li, Wenbin Wang

49A056

Modeling of the impact of heat transfer on snow stratigraphy in snowpack on Urumqi glacier No. 1 in eastern Tianshan, China
Huilin Li, Zhongqin Li, Feiteng Wang, Wenbin Wang

49A098

Simulations of snow process sensitivities to cloud and radiation
Weiping Li, Shufen Sun, Yong Luo, Kun Xia

49A053

Effects of postdepositional processes on snow stable oxygen isotope and chemical compositions on Urumqi glacier No. 1, eastern Tianshan, China
Zhongqin Li, Feiteng Wang, Huilin Li, Wenbin Wang

49A005

Using High-Resolution Atmospheric and Snow Modeling Tools to Define Spatially-Variable Snow Distributions
Glen E. Liston, Christopher A. Hiemstra

49A021

Spatial heterogeneity of snowpack induced by forest canopy in a pyrenean site
J Ignacio Lopez Moreno, Jerome Latron

49A022

Impacts of climate change on snow pack in the Pyrenean subalpine belt
Ignacio López Moreno, Stéphane Goyette, Martin Beniston

49A042

Blowing snow as a source of ice-shelf rift-filling mélange: Results of a 6-month study using an automated camera system.
Douglas R. MacAyeal, Katherine V. Leonard, Ronald Ross

49A076

Study on technology of Inducing Artificial Avalanche by Explosive Detonation of the Snow in Japan
Takashi Machida, Minjiao Lu, Atsushi Sato, Makoto Machida, Norio Hayakawa, Isao Kamiishi

49A072

Water-snow streams on Spitsbergen glaciers
Bulat Mavlyudov

49A120

Powder Snow Avalanche Experiments
Jim N. McElwaine, Barbara Turnbull

49A131

Simulation of seasonal snow cover development and seasonal snow cover distribution for glaciated sites (Sonnblick, Austrian Alps) with the ALPINE3D model
Rebecca Mott, Francoise Faure, Hubert Holzmann, Gernot Koboltschnig, Michael Lehning Gernot Michlmayr, Alexander Prokop, Wolfgang Schöner

49A139

The Gregoriev Ice Cap front flow according to 2D ice flow line model for various climatic scenarious in the future
O. V. Nagornov, Yu. V. Konovalov

49A085

Diffusivity of suspended grains in blowing snow
Masaki NEMOTO, Takeshi SATO, Kouichi NISHIMURA

49A050

Experimental determination of snow sublimation rate
Thomas A. Neumann, Mary R. Albert, Chandler Engel, Zoe Courville, Frank Perron, Jr.

49A081

Development of snow avalanche forecasting system in Japan
Kouichi Nishimura, Hiroyuki Hirashima, Satoru Yamaguchi, Kenji Kosugi, Atsushi Sato, Kaoru Izumi, Keisuke Suzuki, Masaaki Hanaoka, Michael Lehning

49A144

Influence of the Snow Cover Thermal Resistance on a Ground Freezing
Nikolay Osokin, Alexandr Sosnovsky

49A112

Isotope composition of event-based precipitation samples near the Urumqi glacier no. 1 in eastern Tianshan
Zhonghe PANG, Zhongqin LI, Yaning CHEN

49A019

Enhanced evaluation of snowfences using numerical simulation methods
Wolfgang Payer, Markus Trenker

49A101

Landscape dynamics in zones of avalanche activity
Petrushina Marina

49A044

Some features of winter season in kazakhstan at the end of xx century
Pimankina N.V.

49A151

Thermal conductivity of metamorphosing snow: measurement and geometry based modelling
Bernd Pinzer, Martin Schneebeli

49A031

Physic-mechanical properties of a snow cover of "Vostok" station runway.
Poliakov Sergey, Ivanov Boris, Kluchnikov Gennadii, Martjanov Vjacheslav, Klepikov Aleksandr, Klokov Valerii

49A097

Approaching spatio-temporal avalanche danger forecasting with machine learning methods
Pozdnoukhov Alexei, Purves Ross, Kanevski Mikhail

49A123

A comparison of measurement methods: terrestrial laser scanning, tachymetry and snow probing; for the determination of the spatial snow depth distribution on slopes.
A. Prokop, M. Schirmer, M. Lehning, M. Rub, M. Stocker, H.M. Zogg

49A070

Changes in snow cover characteristics over the Russian territory in recent decades
Vycheslav. N. Razuvaev, Olga N. Bulygina

49A132

Modeling snow failure with a fibre bundle model
Ingrid Reiweger, Juerg Schweizer, Juerg Dual, Hans Juergen Herrmann

49A023

Simple Relations for Close-off Depth and Ice Age in Dry-Snow Densification
Andrey N. Salamatin, Vladimir Ya. Lipenkov

49A114

Depth hoar growth observed by a time-lapse motion picture
Atsushi Sato, Yasushi Kamata

49A036

Wind tunnel measurements of snow surface erosion by drifting snow
Takeshi Sato, Kenji Kosugi, Masaki Nemoto, Shigeto Mochizuki, Atsushi Sato

49A113

Time dependence of snow microstructure and associated effective thermal conductivity
PK Satyawali, AK Singh, SK Dewali, Praveen Kumar, Vinod Kumar

49A150

Geometrical localization of bonds in snow
Martin Schneebeli, Jerome B. Johnson, Mark A. Hopkins

49A086

Variations of snow cover properties at the point to basin scale: observations and simulations
Juerg Schweizer, Achim Heilig, Charles Fierz

49A105

Estimation of influence of snow avalanches on activity of the person
Yuri Seliverstov, Tatiana Glazovskaya, Alexander Shnyparkov, Yana Vilchek, Ksenia Sergeeva

49A091

Circulation conditions of avalanching
Yuri Seliverstov

49A041

Snow/Firn Thermal Properties of Antarctic Tabular Icebergs: A Case Study of Iceberg C16, 2004 - 2007.
Olga V. Sergienko, Douglas R. MacAyeal, Jonathan E. Thom

49A006

Testing a model of heat/water exchange in the snow taking into account its metamorphism
Andrey Shmakin, Dmitry Turkov, Andrey Mikhailov

49A008

Evaluation of primordial snow physics using a parameterization scheme suitable for incorporation into climate models
Andrey Shmakin, Ladislav Holko, Konstantin Rubinstein, Maxim Petrov, Zdenek Kostka

49A162

Use of a snowmelt model for weekly flood forecast for a major reservoir in Lithuania
Jurgita Simaityte, Daniele Bocchiola, Juozas Augutis, Renzo Rosso

49A125

Postdepositional Modification of Winter Snowpacks in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
Kate Sinclair, Shawn Marshall

49A117

site specific analog weather forecast system for for Northwest Himalaya in India
Dan Singh, Amreek Singh, Ashwagosha Ganju

49A015

Snow and Landscape modification in the Gangotri Glacier area, Garhwal Himalaya, India
Dr. Dhruv Sen Singh

49A133

Relating snow microstructure to physical properties of snow
Sergey A. Sokratov

49A135

Snow cover classification as representation of snow cover in large-scale climate models
Sergey A. Sokratov, Vladimir N. Golubev, Marina N. Petrushina, Konstantin G. Rubinshtein, Marina V. Zoloeva, Andrey B. Shmakin

49A106

A new approach fusing optical and SAR data for snow cover area mapping
Rune Solberg, Ragnar B. Huseby, Hans Koren, Eirik Malnes

49A074

Mathematical modelling of salt exchange at melting of salty firn.
Alexander Sosnovsky

49A075

Large-scale characteristics of the sublimation distribution in blowing snow
Konosuke SUGIURA, Tetsuo OHATA

49A063

A simplified snow model on physical base
Sun, Shufen, shi xueli

49A078

Snow accmulation above the evergreen-coniferous and deciduous broad-leaved trees
Kazuyoshi Suzuki, Yuji Kodama, Takeshi Yamazaki, Kenji Kosugi, Yuichiro Nakai

49A084

Variation of winter precipitation and the ratio between snow and rain related to the recent climatic warming
Yukari TAKEUCHI, Yasoichi ENDO, Shigeki MURAKAMI

49A107

Dynamics of snowiness and avalanching in the north of Russia
Elisabeth Troshkina, Evgenij Mokrov, Yuri Seliverstov, Pavel Chernous

49A116

An Experiment Modeling Erosion at the Head of Suspension Currents
Barbara Turnbull

49A049

Heavy rainfall events associated with avalanches hazard in the Andes mountains
Jose VERGARA

49A109

Climate change and snowfall over the chilean andes mountain
JOSE VERGARA

49A099

Estimation and mapping of avalanche activity, hazard and risk of Khibiny Mountains (Russia)
Vikulina Marina

49A118

The effect of intraannual temperature variations in metamorphism of perennial snow
Golubev Vladimir

49A092

Regularities and features of winter regime of temperature and precipitation as a factor of snow cover stratigraphy and distribution
Golubev Vladimir, Petrushina Marina, Frolov Denis

49A058

Development of depth hoar and its effect on stable oxygen isotopic content in snow-firn stratigraphy on Urumqi glacier No. 1, Eastern Tianshan, China
Feiteng Wang, Zhongqin Li, Huilin Li, Wenbin Wang

49A059

Observed processes of snow metamorphism in the percolation zone of Urumqin glacier No.1 in eastern Tianshan, China
Feiteng Wang, Zhongqin Li, Huilin Li, Wenbin Wang

49A140

Precise surface topography in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, based on ground based kinematic GPS measurements
Christine Wesche, Reinhard Drews, Wolfgang Rack, Daniel Steinhage

49A052

Sensitivities of Snow Processes to Atmospheric Conditions at Forest and Open Sites
Kun XIA, Weiping LI, Yong LUO, Shufen SUN

49A064

A study of the unsaturated hydraulic conductivity of snow
Satoru Yamaguchi, Atsushi Sato

49A147

Snow-ice fields motion at Baikal Lake by geodimeter and GPS observations
Timofeev V.Yu., Ardyukov D. G.

49A090

Changing features of the Glacier Hailuogou caused by climatic warming in recent 100 Years, Mt. Gongga, China
He Yuanqing, Li Zongxing

49A040

High Resolution Spatial and Temporal Density Variations in Snow-Firn Sequences in Southwestern Greenland for Radar Model Development and Calibration
Victor Zagorodnov, E. Mosley-Thompson

49A013

New algorithm to retrieve the effective snow grain size and pollution amount from satellite data
Eleonora Zege, Iosif Katsev, Alexander Prikhach

49A082

Microscale spatial variability of snowpack— Isotopic and chemical heterogeneity of a firn pack at Mt. Everest
Shiqiao Zhou, Shichang Kang, Zhiyuan Cong

49A146

Dynamics of annual maximal snow storage and boundary between Atlantic and Pacific glaciological provinces
Zverkova N.M., Kryukova O.S., Chernova L.P.