New dust-on-snow monitoring technology coming to Steamboat lab, expanding a growing snowpack data network
By Natalie Keltner-McNeil | April 23, 2021
The Storm Peak Lab station will be the latest added to a growing network of dust-on-snow monitoring towers across Colorado and Utah. Such stations offer key insights on how dust carried in with the wind from increasingly disturbed desert soils speeds up the timing and intensity of snowpack melt. Read more
By Laurine Lassalle | April 30, 2021
Two local testing sites, one in Snowmass Village and one at the airport, shut down this week due the decrease in testing demand. As case counts decline, Pitkin County moved to blue-level restrictions, increasing capacity for each sector. Restaurants and gyms, for example, are now allowed to operate at full capacity with 6 feet of distancing. Read more
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