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NASA building new tools to manage water as climate dangers grow

NASA building new tools to manage water as climate dangers grow

Monday, May 28, 2018

After five years of operation, the Airborne Snow Observatory team at NASA JPL led by Dr. Thomas Painter has been conducting snow surveys every winter to help calculate the “snow-water equivalent,” or the total volume of water stored in the Sierra snowpack and hence, provide an estimate of how much water will run off the mountain in the spring. Click on the "MIT Technology Review" link below for details.