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Saturday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Next Generation Weather Satellites

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How much warning did you get before the last blizzard? The next generation JPSS-1 satellite recently joined NOAA’s Earth Orbiting System- come learn how the advanced instrumentation is fueling new science, allowing us to track hurricanes at night, predict river flooding from melted ice, and warn us about other impending hazards.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Valerie J. Mikles

Dr. Valerie J. Mikles

I'm a PhD astronomer who defected from academia to work on weather satellites for NOAA. Ask me about being a scientist. I wrote/produced a series of short, comedic films about asexuality, because I'm asexual and wanted to see aces in action. I recently came out as agender and I got... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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