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Contact the snow gurus:

	Michael O'Rourke -
http://www.eng.rpi.edu/dept/civil/html/faculty/orourke.html

	Alan R Greatorex
	USACE Cold Regions Research and Engr Lab 
	Hanover, NH 03755-1290
	voice: 603-646-4210
	e-mail: Alan.R.Greatorex(--nospam--at)crl02.usace.army.mil

Alan has developed an computer program that gives 50 year snows when you
input the latitude, longitude and elevation.

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	KEVIN THOMPSON [SMTP:kevinmatthewthompson(--nospam--at)hotmail.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 23, 2002 4:14 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Ground Snow Loads
> 
> 
> I am a graduate student at the University of Idaho in structures and am 
> currently doing research on snow loads for the entire state of Idaho. As 
> part of the research, I'm investigating how nearby states have determined 
> appropriate ground snow loads. I was hoping you could provide me the name
> of 
> the publication(s) used for determining ground snow loads for the states
> of 
> Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming and where I could obtain or borrow a copy. Do 
> these states rely soley on information provided by ASCE 7-98? If so, what 
> publications are used for design where "case studies" are required? Thanks
> 
> so much.
>                                                                         
> Kevin M. Thompson
> 

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