stories in the snow

Stories in the Snow

Where every snowflake tells a story

Stories in the Snow is a citizen science project that harnesses the enthusiasm and potential of community members to fuel scientists’ understanding of the atmospheric conditions in the Reno-Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada.

Equipped with a smartphone, a magnifier lens, and freshly fallen snow, citizen scientists participants collect visual data by capturing stunning and revealing photographs of snow crystals – images that offer scientists a valuable glimpse into the operation of the region’s climate.

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Stories in the Snow
Meghan Collins - Education Lead
Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV
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