Research Aircraft Open House | 2 Aug

SATURDAY 2 AUGUST 2014: 8:00 AM  - 12:00 PMNCAR RESEARCH AVIATION FACILITY @ ROCKY MOUNTAIN METROPOLITAN AIRPORT

Visit three research aircraft - NSF/NCAR C-130, NASA P-3, and NASA King Air - and ground-based research equipment involved in FRAPPÉ and DISCOVER-AQ, studying summertime air quality along the Colorado Northern Front Range Metropolitan Area (NFRMA). 

These aircraft are flying laboratories fully equipped with scientists, remote sensors, and air sampling instrumentation and will be flying between 1,000 and 28,000 feet from 16 July - 16 August, 2014 along the urban corridor from Denver to Fort Collins.

  • Get on board and explore the research aircraft
  • Learn about instruments used to study air quality including a mobile lab and a tethered balloon
  • Talk with project scientists from NCAR, NASA, CDPHE, NOAA, and other agencies and universities

For safety reasons, please only bring children 6+ years old, and no more than 3 children per adult, and wear close-toed shoes.

Website: https://www.eol.ucar.edu/AirQuality_OpenHousePrintable PDF: https://www.eol.ucar.edu/system/files/F_DAQ_Open_House_Flier_f.pdf

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
No
Announcement timing: 
July 16, 2014 to August 2, 2014