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Ski Biz

The Reno Gazette Journal just published an insider's look into Diamond Peak's SNOWsat technology. The complex system integrates satellites, software, wireless communication and mapping technology to give ski area operators a live look at the snow depth anywhere on the mountain. Accurate snow depth measurements are crucial in years with less snow, and the $100,000 system has proved incredibly useful this season. Read on, over here. [Reno Gazette Journal]