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Visit Grandfather Mountain
Project results, along with real-time data streams, will be showcased at the Nature Museum on Grandfather Mountain as they become available. Grandfather Mountain is one of the most visited tourist destinations in North Carolina with 250,000 annual visitors. The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation (GMSF) has participated in climate monitoring for over 50 years through operation of a NOAA/NWS cooperative observer station, and most recently through collaboration with ASU researchers on the CAN-DOO project.
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Become a Citizen Science Observer
CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow). By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education, and utilizing an interactive Web-site, the aim of this program is to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications. CoCoRaHS now has monitors in all fifty states.
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