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Anthropogenic snow: what is it?

Mar 16, 2023 09:24AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Aaron Burden 

By Brandon Weatherz - WDIO News - March 15, 2023


When you hear “man-made snow,” you might imagine a snow gun at a ski hill making fresh powder. While it isn’t quite the same as firing up a snow machine, when the conditions are right, snow that falls from the sky can be traced back to man-made sources. The term for this is anthropogenic snow.

Anthropogenic snow: what is it?