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Soot from pollution can settle on snow and increase snowmelt in the winter (Feb) and decrease it in the late spring (May).

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Document Title: Changes in snow runoff due to soot
Category: Atmospheric Sciences
Media Type: Graphics
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Background: From Yun Qian, William I. Gustafson Jr., L. Ruby Leung, Steven J. Ghan, Effects of soot-induced snow albedo change on snowpack and hydrological cycle in western U.S. based on WRF chemistry and regional climate simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 2009, doi:10.1029/2008JD011039 (http://www.agu.org/contents/journals/ViewPapersInPress.do?journalCode=JD)
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