From snowpack to lake water

This last weekend, from Friday through Monday, I ventured into the wilderness in search of mountain peaks, snowpack, and good fishing. Along the way I took several pictures that were pertinent to my project. There were a multitude of examples of snow melting, the snowmelt collecting into streams, and the streams running into lakes. All of this is a visual demonstration of the dependence that mountain lakes have on snowpack for sustaining their water levels. Just a small piece of the great and wonderful water cycle.

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About Diana Dalbotten

Diana Dalbotten is the Director of Diversity and Broader Impacts for the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics and the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota; and for the Geoscience Alliance, a national alliance for broadening participation of Native Americans in the Geosciences.

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