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Andrew Martin, Geography faculty, received a research grant from to improve observations of the rain-snow transition in mountainous terrain and study the processes responsible for the downward bending of the rain-snow transition altitude toward terrain.
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Posted: February 10, 2020

Andrew Martin, Geography faculty, received a $86,349 research grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Weather and Air Quality to improve observations of the rain-snow transition in mountainous terrain and to study the processes responsible for the downward bending of the rain-snow transition altitude toward terrain. The award will fund Martin and collaborators at University of California-San Diego to deploy instrumentation and conduct field research  in the Northern Sierra Nevada Mountains through summer 2021.