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Scientist in the Spotlight: Utah's Weather with John Horel

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery - Naturalist Lab

Join University of Utah meteorologists John Horel and Matthew Jeglum to learn about the key factors controlling wildfire behavior:  terrain, vegetation, and weather. Discover how weather conditions are monitored around Utah and the country for wildland firefighting and many other diverse applications.

Join them on the Sky Terrace to learn about the weather instruments at the Museum, discuss present weather conditions in the Salt Lake Valley, use handheld weather sensors, and launch weather balloons to visualize wind patterns aloft.


Included in Museum Admission