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Sample image of one of the new state maps now available from the National Water and Climate Center.

New State GIS Maps

The National Water and Climate Center is pleased to introduce a new suite of state-level maps displaying SNOTEL snow water equivalent, snow depth, month-to-date precipitation and water-year-to-date precipitation. 

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SCAN Technology Used to Address Biomass Collection and Impacts

SCAN technology is helping to address new questions relative to large scale biomass collection efforts and the impact on soil and water resources. On July 16th, 2004, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Announce the FY2004 Joint Solicitation Awards for $25 million in research funding to 22 biomass projects.

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