Radioisotope snow gage

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Term: Radioisotope snow gage
Definition: A snow water equivalent gage based on the absorption of gamma radiation by snow; this gage can measure up to 55 inches water equivalent with a 2 to 5 percent error.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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