High School Class Builds Snow Depth Sensor: How You Can Too

Students at Pagosa Springs High School have great opportunities to collect authentic environmental data in their classes, and they have recently expanded their capacity to monitor snow depth thanks to a resourceful peer, Connor Burkesmith. With support from Learn More About Climate and technical support from Andrew Wickert, an alumnus of the CU-Boulder Institute of¬†Arctic and Alpine Research, Burkesmith built a snow sensor as part of his independent study project to collect low-elevation snow depth data near downtown Pagosa Springs.¬†Wickert developed the sensor, called an ALog Data Logger, … [Read more...]