What color should snow algae be and what does it mean for glacier melt?

Roman J. Dial1, Gerard Q. Ganey1, Michael Loso1, Annie Bryant Burgess2 and McKenzie Skiles3, (1)Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK, United States, (2)Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Portland, OR, United States, (3)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States