Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Lasers Light Up Atmospheric Knowledge

Chestertown, MD — How light detection and ranging, known as Lidar, is changing scientific knowledge of Earth’s atmosphere will be the subject of a talk by Thomas D. Wilkerson, Utah State University physics professor. His talk "Laser Atmospheric Remote Sensing," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8 in Litrenta Lecture Hall on the campus of Washington College. It is free and open to the public.
Wilkerson will describe lidar research and development programs in middle atmosphere measurements and tropospheric cloud tracking. His talk, sponsored by the Washington College Department of Physics and the College chapter of Sigma Xi, is free and open to the public. For directions and information, please call 410-778-7111.

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