Measuring Snow Water Content

Image: Measuring Snow Water Content

Detailed Description

USGS hydrologic technician Jim Caldwell uses an aluminum tube and scale to measure snow depth, snow water content and snow density as part of the Maine Cooperative Snow Survey. This survey is conducted throughout Maine in the spring to aid in the evaluation of flood potential by the Maine River Flow Advisory Commission.

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Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

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Location Taken: ME, US