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Science in the Mountains

Join us this summer for our seventh annual Science in the Mountains lecture series!

This free series is held at the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center in North Conway. All programs begin at 7pm unless otherwise indicated, and we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seat.

2014 Schedule

July 16: Complexity of Weather Forecasting in the Presidential Range
Unique challenges faced by forecasters in predicting the weather in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains presented by staff observer Mike Carmon.

July 23: Weather Through the Lens
Mount Washington's unique weather told through the stunning photography of longtime staff meteorologist Ryan Knapp.

July 30: Forecasting Wind Gusts at Mount Washington
The complexities of forecasting wind direction, speed, and gusts at the summit of Mount Washington, NH presented by staff meteorologist Tom Padham.

August 6: Exploring Seasonal Variability of Mount Washington's Temperature Inversions
Seasonal cycles in temperature found along the vertical profile of Mount Washington presented by staff observer Kaitlyn O'Brien.

August 13: Severe Weather in the White Mountains
The different kinds of severe weather found in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

August 20: Fall Migration in the White Mountains
The migration patterns of birds living in the White Mountains and the challenges they face while migrating south for winter.


Will Broussard, Outreach Coordinator
(603) 356-2137, ext. 211

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