OTT Rain Gauges Used in Remote Precipitation Monitoring Stations in Andes Mountains

The completed weather station at 18,537 ft in Peru. OTT Pluvio and Parsivel can be spotted on the left and right.

There are remote monitoring locations, and REMOTE monitoring locations! Appalachian State University, in partnership with a multitude of other universities and the National Science Foundation, has undertaken the task of installing weather monitoring stations very high up in the Andes Mountains, on the Quelccaya Icecap (18,537 ft (5,650 m) ) in Peru and at Chacaltaya (16,929 ft […]