The NRCS Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack
data and streamflow forecasts for the western United States. Common
applications of snow survey products include water supply management,
flood control, climate modeling, recreation, and conservation planning.
The photo to the left is the cover of a new 300 page book published
in 2008 detailing the history of our program.
Hardcover copies are available from the USDA or download an online
copy using the below link.