Interannual variability of dust-mass loading and composition of dust deposited on snow cover in the San Juan Mountains, CO, USA: Insights into effects on snow melt

Harland L Goldstein1, Richard L Reynolds2, Jeff Derry3, Raymond F Kokaly2 and Bruce M Moskowitz4, (1)US Geological Survey, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Denver, CO, United States, (2)US Geological Survey, Denver, CO, United States, (3)Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies, Silverton, CO, United States, (4)University of Minnesota, Department of Earth Sciences, and Institute for Rock Magnetism, Minneapolis, MN, United States