Ned Bair

Assistant Researcher (Snow)

Edward (Ned) Bair CV

Google Scholar profile

Hatchett, B. J., S. Burak, J. J. Rutz, N. S. Oakley, E. H. Bair, and M. L. Kaplan (2017), Avalanche Fatalities during Atmospheric River Events in the Western United States, J. Hydrometeorology, 18(5), 1359-1374, doi: 10.1175/jhm-d-16-0219.1 [pdf]

Bair, E. H., K. Rittger, R. E. Davis, T. H. Painter, and Dozier, J. (2016), Validating reconstruction of snow water equivalent in California's Sierra Nevada using measurements from the NASA Airborne Snow Observatory, Water Resources Research, 52, doi: 10.1002/2016WR018704. [pdf]

van Herwijnen, A., Gaume, J., Bair, E.H., Reuter, B., Birkeland, K.W., and Schweizer, J. (2016), Energy-based method for deriving fracture energy and elastic properties of snowpack layers. Journal of Glaciology, available on CJO doi:10.1017/jog.2016.90. [pdf]

Rittger, K., Bair, E.H., Kahl, A., and Dozier, J. (2016). Spatial estimates of snow water equivalent from reconstruction. Advances in Water Resources 94, 345-363. doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.05.015. [pdf]

Dozier, J., Bair, E.H., and Davis, R.E. (2016) Advanced review: Estimating the spatial distribution of snow water equivalent in the world's mountains. WIRES Water. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1140. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., van Herwijnen, A. and Birkeland, K.W. (2015) Using 2 m Extended Column Tests to assess slope stability. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 120, p. 191-196 doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2015.06.021. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Dozier, J., Colee, M. and Claffey, K. (2015) CUES - A Study Site for Measuring Snowpack Energy Balance in the Sierra Nevada. Frontiers in Geoscience 3, doi: 10.3389/feart.2015.00058. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., van Herwijnen, A., & Birkeland, K.W (2014) The influence of edge effects on crack propagation in snow stability tests. The Cryosphere, 8, 1407-1418 doi: 10.5194/tc-8-1407-2014. [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2013) Forecasting artificially-triggered avalanches in storm snow at a large ski area. Cold Regions Science and Technology 85 p. 261-269 doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2012.10.003. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., Birkeland, K. and Dozier, J., (2012) A field study on failure of storm snow slab avalanches. Cold Regions Science and Technology 79-80 p. 20-28 doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2012.02.007. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., K. W. Birkeland, and J. Dozier (2010) In situ and photographic measurements of avalanche crown transects, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 64, p.174-181 doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.08.004. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., J. Dozier, and K. W. Birkeland (2008) Avalanche crown-depth distributions, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L23502, doi:10.1029/2008GL035788. [pdf]

Bair, E. and Fitzgerald, J.M. (2005) Hedonic estimation and policy significance of the impact of HOPE VI on neighborhood property values. Review of Policy Research, 22(6): 771-786, doi: 10.1111/j.1541-1338.2005.00175.x. [pdf]

 

Other publications

Bair, E.H., R. E. Davis, and J. Dozier (2017), Hourly mass and snow energy balance measurements from Mammoth Mountain, CA USA, 2011–2017, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., 2017, 1-15, doi: 10.5194/essd-2017-114. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., A. Abreu Calfa, K. Rittger, and J. Dozier (2017), Using machine learning for real-time estimates of snow water equivalent in the watersheds of Afghanistan, The Cryosphere Discuss., 2017, 1-21, doi: 10.5194/tc-2017-196. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Rittger, K., Vuyovich, C., McGurk, B. and Dozier, J. (2016), Using snow water equivalent reconstruction for operational use: two case studies, Proceedings of the 2016 Western Snow Conference, Seattle, Washington, 73-76 [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2016), Isolation in beam tests, p. 46-47, The Avalanche Review 35 (3) [pdf]

Burak, S. and Bair, E.H. (2016). Monitoring avalanches on CA 120 in Yosemite National Park, Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, CO USA. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Gaume, J. and van Herwijnen, A. (2016). The role of collapse in avalanche release: review and implications for practitioners and future research, Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, CO USA. [pdf]

van Herwijnen, A., Bair, E.H., Birkeland, K.W., Reuter, B., Simenhois, R., Jamieson, B. and Schweizer, J. (2016) . Measuring the mechanical properties of snow relevant for dry-snow slab avalanche release using particle tracking velocimetry, Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, CO USA. [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2016) The role of collapse in avalanche release: Review and implications for practitioners and future research, The Avalanche Review. The American Avalanche Association, Victor, ID, pp. 32-34. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Rittger, K., Dozier, J. and Davis, R.E. (2015) Comparison and error analysis of reconstructed SWE to Airborne Snow Observatory measurements in the Upper Tuolumne Basin, CA. Proceedings of the 2015 Western Snow Conference, Grass Valley, CA USA. [pdf]

Birkeland, K.W., Bair, E.H., and Chabot, D. (2014) The effect of changing slope angle on compression test results. The Avalanche Review, 33, 2, p. 10-12. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., van Herwijnen, A., and Birkeland, K. (2014) What do longer tests tell us about fracture and stability. Proceedings of the 2014 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Canada, p. 169-173. [pdf]

Birkeland, K.W., Bair, E.H., and Chabot, D. (2014) The effect of changing slope angle on compression test results. Proceedings of the 2014 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Canada, p. 746-751. [pdf]

Birkeland, K.W., van Herwijnen, A., Knoff, E., Staples, M., Bair, E.H. and Simenhois, R. (2014) The role of slabs and weak layers in fracture arrest, Proceedings of the 2014 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Canada, p.156-163. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Dozier, J., Rittger, K., Vuyovich, C.M. and Davis, R.E. (2014). SWE estimates in the Hindu Kush and in the Sierra using passive microwave and reconstruction, Proceedings of the 2014 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, AB Canada, p. 793-794. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Dozier, J., Vuyovich, C.M., Rittger, K. and Davis, R.E. (2014) Snow water equivalent estimates in the Hindu Kush and the Sierra Nevada using passive microwave and reconstruction. Proceedings, Western Snow Conference, Durango, CO USA 82: 117-127. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., Van Herwijnen, A., and Birkeland, K. (2014). The influence of edge effects on crack propagation in snow stability tests. The Cryosphere Discussions, 8, 229-257, doi: 10.5194/tcd-8-229-2014.

Bair, E.H., Davis, R.E., Rittger, K., & Dozier, J. (2013), Operational SWE forecasts using a hybrid approach. Proceedings of the 2013 International Snow Science Workshop,p. 1293-1297. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R.,van Herwijnen, A., & Birkeland, K. (2013), Edge effects in propagation tests. Proceedings of the 2013 International Snow Science Workshop p. 355-356. [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2012) Storm Snow Avalanches: The Most Common Avalanches with Many Weak Layers (and comment from Ron Perla), The Avalanche Review 31(2) p. 24-26. [pdf]

Garrett, T.J., Bair, E.H., Fallgatter, C.J.,Shkurko, K., Davis, R.E., and Howlett, D. (2012), The Multi-angle snowflake camera. Proceedings of the 2012 International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, AK USA p. 930-933. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Simenhois, R., van Herwijnen, A., Birkeland K., and Dozier, J. (2012), Storm snow avalanches: characteristics and forecasting, Proceedings of the 2012 International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, AK USA p.111-114. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Davis, R.E., Finnegan, D.C., LeWinter, A.L, Guttmann, E., and Dozier, J (2012), Can we estimate precipitation rate during snowfall using a scanning terrestrial LiDAR? Proceedings of the 2012 International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, AK USA p. 923-929. [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2011), Fracture mechanical and statistical properties of nonpersistent snow avalanches, Ph.D. Thesis, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 183 pp. [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2010), Using near infrared photography to link spatial patterns in stratigraphy with stability, Proceedings of the 2010 International Snow Science Workshop, Squaw Valley, VA USA, p. 394. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., J. Dozier, R. Davis, T. Kaempfer, M. Colee, R. Mielke, and J. Blackford (2009), Observations of two seasons of sintering in a mountain snowpack, Proceedings of the 2009 International Snow Science Workshop, Davos, Switzerland, p. 115-119. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., K. W. Birkeland, and J. Dozier (2009), In situ and photogrammetric measurements of avalanche crown transects, Proceedings of the 2009 International Snow Science Workshop, Davos, Switzerland, p. 395-399. [pdf]

Bair, E.H., Dozier, J. and Birkeland, K.W. (2008), Avalanche crown depth distributions, Proceedings of the 2008 International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, BC, Canada, p. 291 [pdf]

Bair, E.H. (2006) Walter Rosenthal Obituary, Powder, 35 (1), September.

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