MadSci Network: Earth Sciences

Subject: How do snow fences work?

Date: Wed Feb 26 20:14:45 1997
Posted by John Kaltenhauser
Grade level: nonaligned
School: No school entered.
City: Parker State/Province: Colorado
Country: USA
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 857009685.Es
I live in Colorado and constantly see slated fences along the highway. 
They effectively stop snow from blowing across the road. The concept 
of how it works just evades me. 

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