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The following images were obtained using a Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscope (LT-SEM)
that is located in the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in the Electron Microscopy Unit,
Bld. 177-B, Beltsville Maryland 20705. Information gained from studying the structure of snow is vital
to several areas of science as well as to activities that affect our daily lives and is only one of several
agricultural research projects that are currently being pursued in this research unit.
Pseudo Color Snow Crystals
Selected Snow Crystals
Light and SEM Comparative Images of Snow Crystals
Rime and Graupel
Martian Ice Crystals
Information Contacts, Snow Links and Publication List
Eric Erbe: ErbeE@Ba.Ars.Usda.Gov LT-SEM sample collection, preparation and imaging
Christopher Pooley : PooleyC@Ba.Ars.Usda.Gov web design and image digitization
USDA, ARS, PSI, EMU.