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" To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow, a column of the depth of the fall of snow, and of the same diameter as the mouth of the funnel, should be melted and measured as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining a column of snow for this... "
Practical instructions - Page 9
by Pliny Earle Chase - 1884
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Directions for meteorological observations, and the registry of periodical ...

Smithsonian Institution, Arnold Guyot, Joseph Henry - Meteorology - 1858 - 70 pages
...around the mouth of the funnel should be kept free from plants, as weeds or long grass, and the ground so level as to prevent the formation of eddies or...as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining a column of snow for this purpose is to procure a tin tube, about two feet long, having one end closed,...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 1

Science - 1862
...aronnd the month of the funnel should be kept free from plants, as weeds or long grass, and the ground so level as to prevent the formation of eddies or...the fall of snow, and of the same diameter as the month of the funnel, should be melted and measured as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 1

Science - 1862 - 637 pages
...around the mouth of the funnel should be kept free from plants, as weeds or long grass, and the ground so level as to prevent the formation of eddies or...water produced from snow, a column of the depth of the full of snow, and of the same diameter as the mouth of the funnel, should be melted and measured as...
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Annual Reports ...., Volume 4

United States. War Department - 1874
...surface into the fuuuel; to prevent this, the surrounding space may be covered with old carpet or cloth. To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow,...the fall of snow, and of the same diameter as the amount of the gauge, should be melted and measured as so much rain. As a general average, it will be...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1875
...surface into the funnel; to prevent this, the surrounding >|uu bo covered with old carpet or cloth. To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow, a column of the depth nf : fall of snow, and of the same diameter as the amount of the gauge, should U r, and measured as...
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Instructions for Voluntary Observers of the Signal Service, United ..., Volume 1

United States. Army. Signal Corps - Meteorology - 1882 - 108 pages
...the ground so level as to prevent the formation of eddies or variations in the velocity of the \viud. To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow,...as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining a column of snow for this purpose is to procure a tin tube, about 2 feet long, having one end closed,...
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Scientific Writings of Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry - Meteorology - 1886
...as to prevent the formation of eddies or variations in the velocity of the wind. Measuring snow. To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow,...as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining a column of snow for this purpose is to procure a tin tube about two feet long (having one end closed)...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 30

Science - 1887
...as to prevent the formation of eddies or variations in the velocity of the wind. Measuring snow. To ascertain the amount of water produced from snow,...as so much rain. The simplest method of obtaining a column of snow for this purpose is to procure a tin tube about two feet long (having one end closed)...
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