Science on Tap - former presenters

January 2018
Avalanche Science 101
Dr. Ethan Greene - Director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)

February 2018
How to Make Friends & Influence Wildfires
Dr. Jim Roberts - Atmospheric Research Chemist NOAA

March 2018
Saving Our Historic Treasures from Corrosion
Chrissy Henderson – Materials Director, Bureau of Reclamation

April 2018
The Microbial Ecology of Our Homes
Noah Fierer - Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder
May 2018
Geomagnetics - Force that Surrounds & Guides Us

By the NOAA/CIRES Geomagnetism Team
Rick Saltus - CIRES Research Geophysicist - interprets lithospheric magnetic anomalies.
Manoj Nair - CIRES Research Geophysicist - models and studies dynamic geomagnetic variation.
Bob Marshall - CU Aerospace Engineering Professor - makes space-based measurement of geophysical phenomena

June 2018
Deodorant, Cleaning Products & Smog
Matt Coggon, Brian McDonald, and Jessica Gilman - atmospheric scientists with the University of Colorado and the NOAA Chemical Sciences Division

July 2018
The Arctic Meltdown!
Mark C. Serreze - Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU), a fellow of the CU Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), and Director of the CIRES National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

August 2018
The World of Sharks
Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza - Executive Director of Ocean First Institute

September 2018
Space Weather & the Aurora
Dr. Rodney Viereck, Director of NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center

October 2018
The Math Behind the Night Sky
Dr. Patrick Cullis - research associate in the Ozone & Water Vapor group in NOAA’s Global Monitoring Division

November 2018
Reevaluating Colorado's Iconic 14ers
Dr. Derek van Westrum – Manager NOAA Gravity Lab - Table Mountain facility

December 2018
Extinction isn't always final- CO Native trout
Dr. Kevin Rogers, Aquatic Research Scientist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife

January 2019
Country boys versus city slickers: why growing up on a farm may increase stress resilience
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D. Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Center for Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder

February 2019
The vanishing world of the polar bear
Dr. Jennifer Kay Assistant Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

March 2019
NOAA Data Visualization: The world at your fingertips
Hilary Peddicord, Data Director, NOAA Global Systems Division

April 2019
Lightening Science
Paul Schlatter: President of the National Weather Association /
Science and Operations Officer for the National Weather Service’s Boulder Weather Forecast Office

Phil Broscovak: Veteran Rock Climber and lightning strike survivor of Boulder. Author of Rock and Ice.

May 2019
Hail Season in Colorado
Dr. Andreas Prein - Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory in the Capacity Center for Climate & Weather Extremes at NCAR



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