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What about snow cover?

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John Harlin, modified 5 Years ago.

What about snow cover?

Youngling Posts: 6 Join Date: 4/18/14 Recent Posts
I'm at the Leysin American School in Switzerland, at about 1,300 meters in elevation. After a dry early winter, we now have a meter of snow on the ground. Are you interested in measurements from under a snowpack, or do we need to wait until the snow melts away in spring?

Thanks,
John Harlin
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Brian Andrew Campbell, modified 5 Years ago.

RE: What about snow cover?

Youngling Posts: 18 Join Date: 11/20/12 Recent Posts
John,

Direct quote from a SMAP scientist. "Do not take measurements from 1) underneath a snowpack or 2) frozen ground. Wait until the snow melts away in spring."

Brian


John Harlin:
I'm at the Leysin American School in Switzerland, at about 1,300 meters in elevation. After a dry early winter, we now have a meter of snow on the ground. Are you interested in measurements from under a snowpack, or do we need to wait until the snow melts away in spring?

Thanks,
John Harlin