OMSI Museum Exhibit

About: Snow: It is the water we drink and the food we eat. Mountains collect and store snow during winter. Spring snowmelt brings that water to crops and people downstream. It feeds reservoirs that generate electricity. Even before snow melts, however, the white blanket it forms reflects up to 80% of the sunlight, providing an essential cooling radiator for planet Earth. The changes that are taking place in snow, both its quality and quantity, have … Continue reading OMSI Museum Exhibit