Greatest Snow on Earth
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 200 , Segment 2
Episode: Art and Religion Panel, Greatest Snow on Earth
- Dec 18, 2015 10:00 pm
- 51:47 mins
Guest: Jim Steenburgh, PhD, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah and Author of “Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth.” Snow is a big deal in the Western US, bringing in billions of dollars in tourism revenue from California to Washington, Idaho to Colorado. There’s heated debate among skiers and state tourism officials about where the best snow can be found. Since the 1960s, Utah has brazenly claimed to have The Greatest Snow on Earth. Marketing ploy? Yes, but there’s some scientific fact to it as well.