NCAR Explorer Lecture Series - Scott Landolt: “Antarctica: Catching snow in the world’s southernmost desert” at the Longmont Museum

You are cordially invited to join us for a special NCAR Explorer Series Lecture, “Antarctica: Catching snow in the world’s southernmost desert”, by Dr. Scott Landolt, that will be held Thursday, October 17th from 7:15pm - 8:30 pm at the Longmont Museum.

This free, public event requires registration. Please see the links below for event times and location. For more information about Dr. Landolt and this topic, please visit our website: NCAR Explorer Series 

Abstract: Measuring snowfall anywhere is a challenge — but perhaps nowhere more so than Antarctica. Accurate snowfall measurements there are critical for understanding how the continent’s ice sheets are changing, but hurricane-force winds and frigid temperatures have made such measurements nearly impossible. NCAR Scientist Scott Landolt is testing new technologies that might finally make accurate snowfall measurements in Antarctica possible. Come and learn about his project and the challenges of working in such an extreme environment.

Short Introductory video

"Antarctica: Catching snow in the world’s southernmost desert", Wednesday, October 17, 7:15-8:30 p.m. Get tickets here 

 

Room Number: 
Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont, CO 80501

Type of event:

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
No
Announcement Timing: 
Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Calendar Timing: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:30pm

Posted by Teresa Foster at ext. 1741, teresaf@ucar.edu

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