Wednesday 4 June 2014

Snow situation at KAIRA

Hey! We're back on site again. Normally a very joyful occasion (this is, after all, the coolest LOFAR site on the planet), however this time it was marred by the fact that the receding snow is showing up more and more damage from the great blizzard of 2014.

Still, there is a quite a lot of snow to been seen, as these photographs show (taken on the evening of 02-Jun-2014).

Snow banks along the storage containers. These are
over 1,5m tall in places. (Photo: D. McKay-Bukowski)

Looking out over the lower field. Rivulets of water
are everywhere now. (Photo: D. McKay-Bukowski)

The gully behind the barracks. (Photo: D. McKay-Bukowski)

Fortunately, with this quantity of snow, there are no mosquitoes... yet.

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