Snow Science: Understanding SNOTEL

11th August 2016 | Tim Shisler

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The SNOTEL system uses meteors to transmit the data back to master stations hundreds of miles away. Graphic by Cole Garrison.

The SNOTEL system uses meteors to transmit the data back to master stations hundreds of miles away. Graphic by Cole Garrison.

The SNOTEL system uses meteors to transmit the data back to master stations hundreds of miles away. Graphic by Cole Garrison.