Alaska Automated Its Weather Stations and Created a Snow Data Disaster


Alaska Automated Its Weather Stations and Created a Snow Data Disaster

Twice a day at National Weather Service Offices nationwide, personnel release weather balloons to measure atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and wind speed. In Nome, Alaska, Bob TenEyck or his partner would do that at 3 a.m., a few hours after measuring the snow depth and snowfall. For 112 years, these snow…

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Tags: National Weather Service, Science, Snow, Data, Alaska, Climate Science, Nome Alaska, Bob TenEyck

Source:  https://earther.gizmodo.com/alaska-automated-its-weather-stations-and-created-a-sno-1842477724




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