Snow conditions in southern Africa ski resorts

When I present the potential of Sentinel-2 for snow science, I often tell that the spatial resolution of Sentinel-2 is sufficient to detect snow at the scale of the ski runs. Because a picture is worth a thousand words, here is the Sentinel-2 view of the only two ski resorts in southern Africa on July 11.

Sentinel-2 true color composites on 11 July 2018


Afriski: Lesotho's Only Ski Resort by AFP photographer Marco Longari

The snow on these ski slopes is artificial but this region can get quite a lot of snow!

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