Hans-Peter Marshall, associate professor at Boise State University, and Andy Gleason, Senator Beck Snow Safety Director, push toward the upper reaches of Senator Beck Basin with a Frequency-Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) radar held between them during SnowEx 2017. Credit: NASA / Andrew Hedrick, USDA Agricultural Research Service​ It’s the most […]

The key: first, model hurricanes. The snow that builds up in mountains later determines how much water the surrounding areas will get in the spring. Public Domain Archive In Sarah Kapnick’s world, Atlantic hurricanes and California snowstorms aren’t far apart. Like all climatological phenomena, both are the outcome of chaotic and seemingly […]