Thank you for your interest in past NCAR Explorer Series lectures from 2016! We hope you enjoy the abstracts, bios, and the archived lectures from these talks. We look forward to seeing you at a future NCAR event!
NCAR Explorer Series
2016 Lectures & Events
2016 Archived Lectures
Coral reefs and climate change
Warmer ocean temperatures and ocean acidification are affecting coral reef ecosystems worldwide. Joanie Kleypas discusses how climate change affects coral reefs and what scientists are doing to find solutions.
The Sun, the Moon, and us: A guide to the Great American Eclipse of 2017
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, causing the Moon to block the light from the Sun. Scott McIntosh discusses the 2017 total eclipse: How it happens, where to view it, how to view it safely, and what you can expect from it!
Advanced aviation weather technologies: Keeping us safe in the sky
To keep flights safe, it's essential to give pilots and air traffic controllers accurate weather information. Bruce Carmichael discusses aviation technologies that NCAR is working on that are keeping us safe in the sky.
What's going on with El Niño?
What is El Niño? Where did its name come from? How often does it occur? What are its impacts? Is the changing climate changing El Niño? Kevin Trenberth helps sharpen your El Niño IQ.