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Join us on Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update.

Advancing our understanding of hurricanes and improving forecasts require measurements from the most violent parts of the storms, where ships and aircraft cannot safely travel. The ocean-atmosphere interface within a hurricane is difficult to measure and is not well understood, but it's a crucial region where hurricanes interact violently with the ocean and exchange energy with it.

This presentation will describe a new NOAA project to direct surface ocean drones ("saildrones") into hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Topics will include what saildrones are, how they work and can survive a hurricane, what kind of data (and videos!) we get from them, and how the data is being used to aid forecasters and improve our understanding of hurricanes.

All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.

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Date Thursday June 08, 2023 Time 7:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM CT / 5:00 PM MT / 4:00 PM PT Duration 60 Minutes Audience All individuals interested in science and science education, specially educators of science, parents, and science enthusiasts.


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