dust on snow http://aspenpublicradio.org en Study: River Forecasting in Rockies Needs Dusting http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/study-river-forecasting-rockies-needs-dusting <p></p><p>Snow in the Upper Colorado River Basin provides water for seven states.&nbsp; Farmers, factories, and families alike depend on this water, and a considerable amount of effort goes into understanding and forecasting how <em>much</em> melt is going to come from the snowpack, and <em>when</em>. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 22:50:03 +0000 Ellis Robinson 5404 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Study: River Forecasting in Rockies Needs Dusting Digging for Dust Data http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/digging-dust-data <p></p><p>If you’ve ventured out on a hot day wearing dark clothing you know that within a short time you're soaked with sweat. Similarly, when a blanket of dust settles on snow, it acts the same way - the snow sweats or melts. The result is a rapid melting of snow.&nbsp; Aspen Public Radio’s Science Reporter Ellis Robinson has more.<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:07:47 +0000 Ellis Robinson 2746 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Digging for Dust Data Study: The Western U.S. is Getting Dustier http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/study-western-us-getting-dustier <p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:18:10 +0000 Marci Krivonen 2720 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Study: The Western U.S. is Getting Dustier