2018 NCAR Explorer Series

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Thank you for your interest in past NCAR Explorer Series lectures from 2018! We hope you enjoy the abstracts, bios, short videos, and the archived lectures from these talks and look forward to seeing you at a future event!

Learn the basics of ice sheet modeling and the likelihood of abrupt sea level rise with examples from Greenland and Antarctica.

Hear from a panel about the hydrometeorology of and response to the 2013 Boulder floods.

Join for a film screening of "The Human Element," which tells an urgent story that gives inspiration for a more balanced relationship between humanity and nature.

Learn about modern hurricane prediction, as well as research to understand hurricane evacuation decision making and communication.

Learn about how scientists are rethinking their approach to modeling Earth systems, prediction, and delivering information to an increasingly wired society.

Discover the challenges of measuring snowfall in Antarctica and working in such an extreme environment.