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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Meet the superheroes of SPLASH and their real-life alter egos

This squad of instruments is providing critical data to help researchers better understand weather and water

Photo of a field with snow, evergreen trees and hills. In the foreground is a large sign titled Superheroes of SPLASH and showing images of robots with labels and descriptions. In the background behind the sign is a large scientifc instrument.
Visitors to the East River Watershed near Crested Butte, Colorado can learn about a new NOAA field study, SPLASH, from signs showcasing a team of scientific superheroes—each one representing an instrument and explaining what it does.
- Janet Intrieri/NOAA

The Study of Precipitation, the Lower Atmosphere and Surface for Hydrometeorology (SPLASH) field campaign runs from Fall 2021 through Summer 2022.

For additional information on these instruments and the SPLASH study, visit:

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