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    Well how bout that.

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    I once was hired by NASA to dig snowpits in North Park, so they could compare their satellite radar data to what was really there under the surface of the snow.
    "True love is much easier to find with a helicopter"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hacksaw View Post
    I once was hired by NASA to dig snowpits in North Park, so they could compare their satellite radar data to what was really there under the surface of the snow.
    that's pretty cool

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    NASA, bringing the snow geekery. Who knew?
    I swear on my glass eye,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meadow Skipper View Post
    NASA, bringing the snow geekery. Who knew?
    NASA bringing the general geekery?

    This is my shocked face.

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    They wanted to test the quality of their radar in picking-up different layers.
    "True love is much easier to find with a helicopter"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meadow Skipper View Post
    NASA, bringing the snow geekery. Who knew?
    I did.
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    the situation strikes me as WAY too much drama at this point

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    Who goes there that is so wise in the ways of science?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hacksaw View Post
    I once was hired by NASA to dig snowpits in North Park, so they could compare their satellite radar data to what was really there under the surface of the snow.
    I thought this place may provide me with some context, I didn't think I'd have my answer in the first response!

    They def do a bunch of stuff I've never bothered doing in a pit.
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    "I'm constantly doing things I can't do. Thats how I get to do them." - Pablo Picasso

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    And was their radar detection good? Imagine high quality radar data on every single slope / aspect / etc.

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