Image Metadata File

Person Submitting Metadata/Point of Contact:

Name: Laura Stevens
Physical Address: 151 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28801
Organization: CICSNC

Image Info:

Image Title:
Average annual number of snowstorms for the Midwest region
Image Description:
Average annual number of snowstorms for the Midwest region, defined as events producing 6 inches of snow or more in 24 hours or less, 1901-2001 (Changnon and Kunkel 2006). A value of 0.5 indicates an average of 5 storms in 10 years. The number of storms increases from south to north and is locally highest in the lake-effect snowbelt to the south and west of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Erie. Figure courtesy of Illinois State Water Survey.
Attributes (variables name, description and units):
Mean annual number of snowstorms (number of storms)
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Spatial domain:
Max latitude: 49.3125
Min latitude: 36.0625
Max longitude: -80.5625
Min longitude: -97.1875
Midwest, Observed, Precipitation, Snow
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Citation of image source:
Changnon and Kunkel (2006)

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