Group member Jinmei Pan works with Glen Liston (CIRES) and Carrie Vuyovich (NASA) to measure snow properties including specific surface area (SSA) at SnowEx 2017, Grand Mesa, Colorado.

Graduate Research Assistant Position Open

The “Measuring the Water Cycle” group has an open position in snow remote sensing. The position is related to SnowEx (NASA GSFC page, Eos piece), a multi-year airborne and field experiment to explore methods of remote sensing snow water equivalent…

Congratulations Steve Tuozzolo!

Congratulations to Steve Tuozzolo who successfully defended his thesis entitled “A study of river discharge estimation methods for the forthcoming Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission”, on November 5th.

Congratulations Dongyue Li!

Congrats to Dr. Dongyue Li, who defended his PhD thesis on June 24th!

ESC Final Program & Live Streaming

The ESC final program Final Program is now available! Additionally, there will be an Eastern Snow Conference Live Stream via Zoom (link) available for the oral sessions, from 8am-12pm EDT Wednesday June 15, and from 830am-12pm EDT Thursday June 16….

Welcome Asmita!

Asmita Murumkar officially joined the MORSL laboratory as a postdoc. Welcome Asmita!

Jinmei wins Presidential Fellowship

Jinmei Pan was awarded a final-year Presidential Fellowship for her proposed work to improve radar retrieval algorithms for snow water equivalent estimation. Congratulations, Jinmei!

Melissa wins 2nd place poster presentation at AMS

Melissa’s poster “Evaluation of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model Estimates of Mountain Snow” at the 2016 AMS Annual meeting was chosen as the 2nd place poster presentation among student entries in the hydrology section. The award comes with a…

Highbanks Metro Park cross-country ski trail February 2015. Photo by M. Durand.

Eastern Snow Conference at the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

The 73rd Eastern Snow Conference will be taking place right here in Columbus, Ohio, at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. The call for papers is now available (link). See the Eastern Snow website for more details. Hope to…

Teachers measure how much water has infiltrated through various types of soil in soup cans.

New Resource for Teaching Hydrology in High School & Middle School

As part of a project funded via the NSF Geoscience and Education, we worked with Jason Cervenec (BPCRC outreach coordinator) and Steven Gordon (Ohio Supercomputer Center), and with Howard Greene (College of Engineering Diversity & Outreach), to help develop a…

Layer cake snow stratigraphy

Layer cake snow stratigraphy

A bunch of us (me, Ben, Jinmei, Melissa, and Rhae Sung) just got back from participating in a field course led by Noah Molotch (UC Boulder). We were hosted by Storm Peak Lab (SPL); SPL is directed by Gannet Hallar…