Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will present his office's annual awards for "high impact research" on November 15 to teams from the NCAR, as well as three other Colorado-based research centers, for breakthroughs in atmospheric science, renewable energy, sustainability, and disease prevention. NCAR will be honored for “Innovations and Transformation of Dropsonde System Technology and Delivery Systems.” Terrence Hock (EOL) is the principal investigator on the project. Dropsondes are small instrument packages released from aircraft to measure pressure, temperature, humidity, and winds as they descend through the atmosphere.
A reception will be held on November 15, 2011, at 1800 Larimer LEED Platinum Building, 1800 Larimer St, Denver.
Reception (5:00 - 5:30)
- Networking with appetizers and drink
Awards Presentation (5:30 - 6:00)
- Awards Presented by Governor John Hickenlooper
- Video presentation featuring the 2011 Award winners
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