“Scientist are excited by the new opportunities that come with advances in our observational techniques.” An interview with Don MacGorman

Recorded July 22, 2019 Archived July 22, 2019 20:28 minutes
Languages: N/A
Id: APP649908

Description

Chasing storms is “a lot of boredom, and a little bit of excitement”, as Don MacGorman says. He discusses the planning that goes into storm chasing and all the precautions he and his team take to ensure they remain safe while gathering data on lightning and thunderstorms. He talks about how vital this observational data is in establishing theories and creating new models. (Recorded 11 December 2018)

Participants

  • Don MacGorman