Effects of Stratigraphic Layers on Water Flow Through Snow.
COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H
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The flow of water through layered snowpacks is discussed. A method for predicting flow through unsaturated layers is given. The flow along ice layers and through ice layers is analyzed in terms of the slope, permeability, thickness and length of the layers. It is shown that the permeability of ice layers required to cause large flow diversions is quite small. The effect of slope is large even at small angles. Author
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Snow, Ice and Permafrost