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Hurricane Hunting NASA Style: Lecture with Research Meteorologist Scott Braun June 13

This post was authored by Stephanie Marcus, Science Reference Librarian in the Science, Technology, and Business Division.

Overshadowed by an outbreak of tornadoes in May, the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1.  NASA Goddard research meteorologist Scott Braun will present a timely lecture on how NASA is using space-based and airborne measurements to better understand and predict hurricanes.  Braun is an expert in using these data, along with computer modeling, to investigate how hurricanes form and intensify.  He was the principal investigator for NASA’s five-year Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel mission (2010-2015) that specifically targeted hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean basin.

Date & Time:  Thursday, June 13, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

Place:  Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, 3rd floor

For inquiries about this program, contact Stephanie Marcus in the Science, Technology & Business Division at [email protected] or the division office at: (202) 707-1212. Individuals requiring accommodations for this event are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or [email protected]v

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