An Atmospheric Sciences professor at the University of Utah, who also holds a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington, is seeking to improve global snow forecasting through the simple act of taking photographs of snowflakes.
OK, so it's not simple. In fact, it's quite complex.
Ranger-guided snowshoe walks have begun at Crater Lake National Park.
The free, two-hour walks are offered at 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through April 27. In addition, tours will be offered daily from Thursday, Dec. 26 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. The park provides the snowshoes.
A fishing boat out of Newport that had just set its crab pots for the first catch of the season ran aground Saturday night just off the South Jetty in Newport.
Over the years, efforts to keep crew members safe have taken many forms, from changing the culture among fishermen to equipping them with emergency gear such as survival suits that can help them survive the icy waters longer.
After being delayed for nearly two weeks, the commercial dungeness crab boats are heading out.
The Great Naming-The-Otter-Pup Contest has begun in Portland.
What to do when you've got a creative mind, a knack for photography, and temperatures are hovering near single digits? Go blow bubbles! Then take pictures of what happens next.
The past weekend was a busy one for ODOT crews in Douglas County. Here are some shots from around the area, showing not only the dangerous conditions, but the beauty of our area.
Those of you who read this blog frequently know I'm a sucker for photos from the International Space Station.
Even better: Time lapse video.
With a Winter Storm Warning going into effect in our area, be prepared to wake up Friday morning with snow on the ground.
There's nothing like a blanket of fresh snow to make for picturesque scenes around the Pacific Northwest, but among the snowmen and sleigh rides are hidden secrets of the breath-taking beauty of Mother Nature.
But photographer Alexey Kljatov has unlocked some of those secrets, using a unique camera set up to get intricate photos of individual snowflakes, which show off an amazing level of detail that each snowflake carries. They say no two snowflakes are alike, and these photographs show why.
We prep for this cold weather with warm clothes, but our homes need protection, too.
Park rangers and tourists alike at the Grand Canyon over Thanksgiving weekend were treated to a sight only seen on average once every few years: Fog.