U of S Student Wins Eastern Snow Conference Award in United States

Nicholas Kinar, a PhD student with the Centre for Hydrology, won the Campbell Scientific Canada Award for Best Student Paper at the 65th Eastern Snow Conference in Fairlee, Vermont, USA. He won the award for his June 2008 presentation of his paper “Operational Techniques for Determining Snow Water Equivalent by Sound Propagation through Snow”. The Eastern Snow Conference is a US-Canada organization devoted to the study of snow and ice for hydrological and climatological purposes.