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|Complete Thesis (except Chapter 2)||Includes title page, list of figures, list of tables, table of contents, introduction, Chapter 1, Chapter 2 (only the first few pages), Chapter 3, conclusion, appendix, and references.||pp. 0-23, 61-158||postscript
|Introduction||Includes title page, list of figures, list of tables, table of contents, and introduction.||pp. 0-14||postscript
|Instability (introduction only)||Includes the first few pages of Chapter 2: an introduction to types of moist instability and diagnostics for instability.||pp. 15-23||postscript
|Ingredient Descriptions||Includes descriptions of the forcing, instability, moisture, temperature, and efficiency ingredients, and the diagnostics used for each in the ingredients-based approach.||pp. 61-83||postscript
|Ingredients-Based Approach||Includes a discussion of the ingredients-based approach to forecasting winter season precipitation, including ingredients maps (isobaric and cross-section) and snowfall accumulation estimates.||pp. 84-114||postscript
|Case Study: Ingredients-Based Approach||Case study of the March 13-14, 1997 winter storm. Includes a synoptic overview, an investigation of the early onset of precipitation and the transition from snow to freezing rain from an ingredients perspective, and an ingredients-based forecast for the event.||pp. 114-144||postscript
|Conclusions and Future Work||pp. 145-150||postscript