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Archive for June, 2017

As part of their NASA ABoVE project studying the effects of changing snowpacks on Dall sheep, Nolin and Cosgrove spent a week in Alaska mapping snow depth and digging shallow snow pits to characterize snow in the Wrangells Mountains near Nabesna, AK.

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On April 23-27, the Mountain Sentinels group hosted a workshop entitled “Transdisciplinary Modeling of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems” at Rock Springs Ranch in Bend, Oregon. Chaired by Anne Nolin, Julia Klein, Catherine Tucker, and Robin Reid, the workshop brought together 22 participants representing participatory research across 15+ mountain regions on five continents. The broader objectives this […]

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PhD student Chris Cosgrove has been awarded a small grant from the American Alpine Club to develop miniaturized automated weather information in snowy mountain regions. The grant, entitled ‘SnowBot’: an open-source automated weather station for wireless sensor networks in high altitude/latitude environments provides $750 in funding for Chris to develop tiny monitoring stations which will […]

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Nolin has been added to the NASA SnowEx Science Definition Team and has received five years of funding to support this effort. The SnowEx project (https://snow.nasa.gov/snowex) is a multi-year airborne snow campaign focusing on accurate estimates of water is stored in Earth’s terrestrial snow-covered regions. In this capacity, Nolin and her students will achieve the […]

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