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University of Washington

Measuring Snow

Caption: UW graduate student Melinda Webster uses a probe to measure snow depth and verify NASA airborne data. She is walking on sea ice near Barrow, Alaska, in March 2012. Her backpack holds electronics that power the probe and record the data.

Credit: Chris Linder / Univ. of Washington

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