Crested Butte News highlights work being conducted by NASA and SFA collaborators in the Upper East River Valley. The NASA SnowEx project is collecting airborne data at East River (one of its three CO study sites this year) and is pairing this with ground observations taken at snow pits, an effort led by SFA collaborator Jeff Deems (NSIDC) in conjunction with Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory staff. Read more »
Deputy SFA Lead Kenneth H. Williams recently briefed the Upper Colorado NGWOS team in Denver, CO on observational activities and capabilities within the East River watershed that align well with potential tandem measurements to be made over much greater spatial scales by the NGWOS program in the greater basin. The ability to link measurement approaches affords an excellent opportunity to explore the role of spatial aliasing in creating a hydrogeochemical observational network.