This is a Alter style snow gauge as per IS 6806-1973 for use with a precipitation gauge to improve the catch of the snow. Snow is an important component of the hydrological cycle in mountainous and polar areas, and also in mid-latitude countries. The Important parameters for hydrological purposes are snow depth, density and snow water equivalent. This Snow gauge is used to measure Snow Water Equivalent. This System comes with one Snow Gauge, one sample collection bottle and one measuring Jar.