How much fresh water is stored in snowpack?
Today’s Video of the Day comes from NASA Goddard and features a look at how researchers determine how much of our water supply is stored in snow.
A new 5-year study called SnowEx is set in Colorado and focused on improving methods to measure how much frozen water is stored in snow across the globe. The process is complicated by the various different depths and densities of different terrains and forests.
Using a variety of sensors for different environments, the results will help form a more accurate picture of the global water supply.
Video Credit: NASA Goddard