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Tundracam

Tundracam

TundraCam is located 64 km (40 miles) northwest of Denver, Colorado (USA) at an elevation of 3528m (11,600'). The cam is only 27 km (17 miles) west of Boulder, Colorado, shown above. More specificaly, it lies above timberline on Niwot Ridge in the Front Range mountains. The peaks at the head of the ridge form the Continental Divide. TundraCam is used regulary for research and education by the research groups sponsoring it as well as the general public. The cam enables real-time monitoring of factors such as cloud cover, snow drifting, snow-melt patterns, and vegetation changes. You can also occasionally see scientists studying the high-altitude environment, often tending to instruments and using facilities such as the Subnivian Lab shown above (actual TundraCam winter image). Prominent... Show More
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