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UW Geophysics Project to Map Aquifers in Laramie and Snowy Ranges

September 13, 2013
A helicopter towing a wooden frame, 80 feet in diameter

A helicopter towing a wooden frame, 80 feet in diameter, should start flying regular sorties for the next week above the Laramie and Snowy ranges.

The helicopter is part of a project by The Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics, or WyCEHG, a University of Wyoming collaborative center, which provides information about groundwater and surface-water systems in the state.

The center was funded last year by a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the biggest grant in UW’s history.

Read more at the Laramie Boomerang website,

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