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Snow sensors could help predict flood risk

SAMS scientists deploy SIMBA technology in the Cairngorms
SAMS scientists deploy SIMBA technology in the Cairngorms
Snow sensors could help predict flood risk

Technology designed by the Oban-based Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) that could provide early warning for floods has been deployed in the Scottish Highlands. The device, known as SIMBA (Sea Ice Mass Balance Array), was originally developed to analyse sea-ice in the Arctic regions and is now used by researchers around the world but SAMS is exploring the potential of the technology to be used closer to home.

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