Langmuir Lab, 1999, Photo
(Page 4, part a)
We are studying the electrical evolution of thunderstorms
by flying multiple series of instrumented balloons. This project
is funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. ATM-9626542.
The photos on this page were taken by Astrid Giers, a visitor to the Lab
Team 1 exits with the first balloon, while Team 2 looks on.
(From the right: Vera, Kim, Kevin, Dave Rust, Lee, & Wes)
Page 4 - July 25 launches.
This was our first true
thunderstorm overhead during the season, and we successfully launched six
Both teams make final preparations to the third balloon.
Team 1 lines up for the third balloon launch.
The third balloon is launched. Perfect!
Aaron handles the radio traffic from the hangar, while
Errol Korn (of NCAR) keeps track of the sonde data.
Team 2 prepares the fourth balloon.
The fourth balloon is away!
Part b of Page 4 .
5 of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery -
6 of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery
7 of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery
Page 1 - Practicing and
Page 2 - Testing and
Page 3 -
13 October 1999. Maribeth
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