NCAR: Tales of Modern Day Science Research & Aviation
Free virtual program. Live-streamed to Facebook, LongmontPublicMedia.org, and Local Comcast Channel 8/880. Clouds provide fresh water and shade and are critical to life as we know it. Amidst the beautiful landscapes of clouds in the sky exist physical and chemical processes that play an incredibly important and complex role in Earth’s climate system. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) scientist Christina McCluskey and NCAR chief pilot Scotty McClain share their experience studying clouds, the specialized scientific aircraft and instrumentation used to do so, and what it’s like being a pilot during field campaigns. Learn more at www.longmontmuseum.org or call 303-651-8374.