Atmospheric Science & Climate Modeling in the Gunnison Valley: Field Based Course

Atmospheric Science & Climate Modeling in the Gunnison Valley: Field Based Course

Join us for a 1-credit field-based course with atmospheric scientists from NOAA and other institutions to learn firsthand about the SPLASH project, a Study of Precipitation, the Lower Atmosphere and Surface for Hydrometeorology, being conducted at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in the Gunnison Valley. We will be spending two days in the field visiting four sites with scientists, ranging from the Avery Peak picnic area north of Gothic down to the Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery. In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of how scientists collect data to inform large scale weather and water supply prediction models. Learn about different data collection methods, several large-scale models, and see science and engineering practices in place. Course registration is $180, with opportunities for early bird registration discounts. 

This workshop is hosted in partnership with the Western Colorado University Summer Teacher Institute in Gunnison, Colorado. Assistance with housing is available, as well as opportunities for discounted registration rates. Learn more here

Learn more about the SPLASH project here, and meet the Superheroes of SPLASH!

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