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ATMOSPHERIC FIELD STUDIES

Storm Peak Laboratory
Steamboat Springs CO

January 10 – 23, 2004
Pre-trip meetings (City College), J902, 12-1 pm, 6 November, 2003

Description: Study the effects of air pollution on clouds at a unique laboratory located high in the Colorado Rockies. Learn to collect cloud droplets and snow crystals to determine their physical properties and chemical compositions. Selected samples will be returned to CCNY for further analyses. Results will be presented in a final report and presented at a department seminar at the end of the spring semester. BCC students will also have to present their work at the Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium and the BCC Science fair in February 2004.

Requirements: Science and engineering majors who have completed EAS106 or equivalent (CHM11 or ENV11 at BCC). Students must be willing to work in a cold and windy environment as a member of a team. Ski lessons and equipment will be provided along with a stipend to help defray costs. For the BCC participants, all expenses will be paid.

Class size: 8, Instructors: Prof. Ward Hindman, J928, 212-650-6469, hindman@sci.ccny.cuny.edu, Prof. Teresa Bandosz, CCNY Chemistry Dept. and Prof. Neal Phillip, BCC Chemistry Dept (ME717, 718-289-5558).

Daidre Nembhard (Jan 2002), Kamal Thappa (CCNY) and the author collecting snow at SPL A snow crystal that was collected at SPL

BCC students wishing to take part (and those meeting the requirements) should sign up with Professor Phillip by November 1, 2003.


ATMOSPHERIC FIELD STUDIES

Storm Peak Laboratory
Steamboat Springs CO

January 10 – 23, 2004

Professor Phillip and the students in front of Storm Peak Lab at 10,525ft in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, 2004


Fayick Suleman, Sachin Samuel, Prof. Phillip, Yetunde Junaid

   



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