Snow gauge

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Term: Snow gauge
Definition: An instrument for measuring the vertical depth of snow. The eight-inch rain gauge is adapted for snow measurement by removing the funnel and measuring tube so that snow is collected in the overflow can. The weighing rain gauge is also used for measuring snowfall by removing the funnel portion of the collector. Other instruments used for measuring snow depth include the snow sampler and snow stake.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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