Three new NCALM (National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping) datasets are now available from OpenTopography. Two of these datasets examine snow hydrology and dynamics in the western US. These include a dataset within the Sierra Nevada mountains near Truckee, California which was collected for Cara Piske at the University of Nevada, Reno to investigate forest-snow interactions in a high elevation critical zone. In addition, in March 2022, a dataset was collected east of Eugene, Oregon for Sarah Newcomb at Idaho State University. This dataset supports the investigation of the link between snowpack heterogeneity and subsurface storage and transmissivity in the rain-snow transition zone.
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New NCALM Datasets in California and Arizona Now Available