Live From McMurdo Station | Intro to the Upper Atmosphere

Nov 8, 2022  13:00 - 13:45

(GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

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Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants

Take a journey to the largest science station in Antarctica for the first of a 4-part live series!

What and where is the upper atmosphere? Why do we want to study the upper atmosphere? What are we studying in the upper atmosphere? How do we study the upper atmosphere? What is LIDAR (light detection and ranging)?

Join McMurdo scientists, Yingfei Chen and his team, live from McMurdo Station, Antarctica for an introduction to the upper atmosphere followed by a Q&A. In this lesson, we will cover what the upper atmosphere is and where it is located; learn how scientists study the upper atmosphere; and how it connects to our weather and climate.

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