Field Projects & Instruments

February 01, 2008
Lou Verstraete, NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory • As a senior technician, Verstraete manages a self-contained meteorological observing system that's deployed on field projects around the country and the world.
December 01, 2006
Jack Fox, NCAR's Design and Fabrication Services • Jack's favorite part of the job is brainstorming with researchers who come to the machine shop with everything from hazy visions of the instruments they want to highly detailed drawings they've prepared.
February 01, 2006
Boynton loves to fly. "We do things nobody else does," he says. "When everyone else goes around clouds, we go through them."
November 01, 2005
José Meitín, UCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory • As a field project coordinator, Meitín's flair for foreign diplomacy, proficiency in several languages, and a capacity for great patience are important assets.
Photo of Britt Stephens
November 01, 2004
Britton Stephens, NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory • Stephens became fascinated with Earth sciences during high school field trips in northeastern Oregon where he grew up.

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