By: Nan C Avery
In the Handy Book of Meteorology, 1868, by Alexander Buchan, pg. 202: Alexander Buchon observed how the snow, covering the ground rolled up into large barrel style mass. He had seen this pile once before in February, 1847. The following description is how the snow...
The different types of snow
By: Cindy Kessler
Snow is the form of precipitation that is most eagerly awaited or dreaded by residents of the Snow Belt. Understanding the different types of snow is important for either group. The different types of snow are formed by the many different shapes of snowflakes. The...
The different types of snow
By: Betty Carew
Snow can be magical when it is falling softly to the ground but have you ever wondered how snow is formed and how many different types of snow there are? You may be surprised to know the extent of the different kinds of snow that...
What are snowrollers?
By: Erik Dodge
On the 11th and 12th of February in 2003, the people of central Illinois witnessed a rare phenomenon that occurred due to near perfect weather conditions. During the morning of February 11th, between one and four inches of snow fell across central Illinois. In the...
The history of snow removal
By: Michele Wilmonen
Snow falls in the most inconvenient places sometimes. It has been around just as long as man but it has only been in the last 200 hundred years have we finally figured out how to effectively control the snow when it has fallen where we...
By: Bobby Brown
Welcome to Snow-maha, Ne-Brrrrr-aska! For those of you who've never had the honor of experiencing the full wrath of an Omaha Nebraska blizzard consider yourself blessed indeed! Talk about a White Christmas! Thursday, December 24th, we were leaving a Christmas Eve party at my brother-in-law's...
The snowiest cities in the United States
By: Betty Carew
Defining which of the snowiest cities in the United States is almost as difficult as it is trying to predict when snow is going to fall. However there are statistics compiled by the US Census Board that have recorded the estimated annual snow fall for...
What can be done to lessen the effects of nonpoint source water pollution?
By: Rita Mcconnell
For most, water pollution brings to mind images of industrial drainage pipes emptying questionable liquids into a river or stream. These sources of pollution however, are regulated and permitted today, allowing authorities to properly manage them. Other sources of water pollution, called non-point sources because...
The snowiest cities in the United States
By: Michele Wilmonen
If you enjoy the snow and don’t live somewhere that gets it in the winter an easy solution would be to move to the mountains where you are just about guaranteed snow. Of course there are exceptions even to this because it would depend...
The effect of snow on human society
By: Michele Wilmonen
Some people hate it and other people love it. Are we talking about the highest grossing movie of the year? No, something much more important then that, snow. It is something that will hopefully be around forever but is something that human society has had...

 

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