Anthony Arendt

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  • Figure 1: Fiona Hill, Josie Hill, and Tessa Hill use a tape measure and ski pole to measure the snow depth in Mazama, Washington. Photo credit: David Hill

Community Snow Observations

Citizen science to validate NASA remote sensing data
In many places the arrival of winter focuses our attention on snow – its depth, distribution and surface characteristics – so that we can plan for our next ski, snowshoe, snow machine or other recreational adventure. At the same time, environmental scientists have long been interested in tracking […]

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |
  • A map of High Mountain Asia

NASA High Mountain Asia Project

By Robin Brooks
Over one billion people live downstream of the region referred to as High Mountain Asia, an area ranging from the Hindu Kush and Tien Shan in the west to the Eastern Himalaya, and home to “the world’s largest reservoir of perennial glaciers and snow outside of the Earth’s polar ice sheets”. The High […]