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What you will learn in Week 1

The first week you will learn how snow is created, how a snowpack is built up, how different snow types are defined and about snow and the climate
During this first week of the course, you will learn facts about snow, for example, how snow is created in the atmosphere and how snowflakes will alter depending on different weather parameters. You will learn how to define different snow grains and different types of snow. Then we will give you examples of new opportunities that arises with snow. And finally, we will reflect about the climate, how the climate is affecting the snow season at the coast of the north of Sweden. Good luck.

Now the course soon will start! In this video you get introduced to what you will learn in Week 1:

  • How snow is created
  • How a snowpack is built up
  • How different snow types are defined
  • Opportunities with snow
  • Reflection of snow and the climate
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