The SNOTEL data acquisition system measures the sensors with Campbell Scientific's dataloggers, then transmits the data using MeteorBurst Communications Master Stations in Boise, Idaho and Ogden, Utah. They collect snowpack and other weather data from approximately 700 sites in the mountains of the Western United States. The data is used to generate water supply forecasts for farmers.

Resumen casos de aplicación


Snowpack measurement and water supply forecasting


Mountain regions of 11 Western US states


Dale Smith

Empresas participantes


Parámetros medidos

Snow-water equivalent, snow depth, snow weight, precipitation, temperature, wind speed, wind direction

Dispositivos controlados

MeteorComm 545B Radio

Sitio Web relacionado

Meteorcomm's web site