GSD Outreach Calendar

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Calendar for 2010


Category & Names

Dates/
Location

Sector

Purpose

Contact

 

January

     

Three classes of fifth graders from Polaris at Ebert Charter School, Denver, Colorado

January 12

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and attending an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Peak to Peak Charter School Science Fair

January 13

Education

Tom LeFebvre served as a judge for this science fair.

Tom LeFebvre
6582

group from the National Security Space Institute (NSSI)

January 14

Government

The group will attend an SOS demonstration as part of their classes at the SWPC.

Annette Parsons
5694

A group from the China Meteorological Administration

January 14

Government

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their visit to GSD/ESRL.

Fanthune Moeng
6065

American Meteorological Student Conference

January 16-17

Education

Scott Mackaro served as CO-Chair for this student conference at AMS - fostering student interest in careers related to meteorology

Scott Mackaro
6830

WeatherFest Booth

January 17

Education

Scott Mackaro is demonstrated the Van de Graaff generator at the AMS WeatherFest booth to raise awareness about lightening safety.

Scott Mackaro
6830
Ann Reiser
6634

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

January 25

Private

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Rhonda Lange
6045

A group of Girl Scouts

January 26

Public

The girl scouts will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Dave Fischman
6759

John Englander visiting GSD

January 27

Private

John is touring the DSRC and will be attending an SOS demonstration.

Rhonda Lange
6045

Steele Elementary School, Denver, Colorado

January 27

Education

Two classes of fourth graders from Steele Elementary School will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Zebra Imaging

January 29

Private

A group from Zebra Imaging, Austin, Texas is visiting the DSRC and will be attending an SOS demonstration.

Rhonda Lange
6045

students from Bear Creek High School, Lakewood, Colorado

January 29

Education

The group of students will be touring the DSRC and will be attending an SOS demonstration.

Carol Knight
6401

Sandia Labs ACTS Teachers Program

June 30

Education

Demonstrate SOS as part of workshop and DSRC tour

Carol Knight
6401

 

February

     

Visiting Students from The Watershed School, Boulder, Colorado

February 1

Education

The group of students will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Three groups of ninth grade students from William Smith High School, Aurora, Colorado

February 2

Education

The students will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Attendees to a climate meeting

February 3

Government

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their meetings at the DSRC.

Beth Russell
6759

A group of Cub Scouts

February 4

Public

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration.

Todd Dankers
3588

Eisenhower Elementary Science Fair

February 5

Education

Tom LeFebvre served as judge at this science fair.

Tom LeFebvre
6582

A group of sixth – eighth grade students from Horizons Charter Middle School, Boulder, Colorado

February 12

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Carol Knight
6401

A group of law students from the University of Colorado

February 12

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Dave Fischman
4654

A group with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

February 16

Public

The group will be visiting GSD for an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Andrew Loughe teaches two classes of 6th grade science students from Shadow Ridge Middle School

February 17

Education

The classes learned about different types of severe weather and the safety guidelines for 5 types of weather emergencies.

Andrew Loughe
6211

Robert Kelly, Kurt Paquin, and Dusanka Zupanski – CIRA

February 17

Education

The group will be visiting GSD as part of a wind energy meeting.

Zoltan Toth
5042

Three fifth grade classes from Mitchell Elementary School, Golden, Colorado

February 19

Education

The students will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

Margaret Spring – NOAA Chief of Staff

February 19

Government

Margaret and three others will be visiting GSD and attending an SOS demonstration as part of her DSRC tour.

Carol Knight
6401

A group of sixth through eighth grade students from Platt Middle School, Boulder, Colorado

February 22

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

CU Regional Science Fair Judging

February 23

Education

Joe Wakefield served as a judge for the annual CU Regional Sciene Fair

Joe Wakefield
6053

A group from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the European FEMA, and the Space Weather Prediction Center

February 23

Government

The group will visit GSD for an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

A group of 15 foreign exchange students from France attending Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado and their teacher Mrs. Brad Udall

February 24

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Carol Knight
6401

A seventh through ninth grade astronomy club from Cheyenne, Wyoming

February 26

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and will attend an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6759

 

March

     

Recruits to the C.U. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences graduate program

March 5

Education

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their tour of GSD.

Rhonda Lange
6045

A tenth grade class from Discovery Canyon Campus High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 8

Education

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of the DSRC tour.

Beth Russell
6759

Reviewers and invited guests attending the Physical Sciences Laboratory Review

March 12

Government

GSD and PSD are having their Physical Sciences Review and will be visiting GSD for their concluding sessions.

Jo Hamsher
6818

Abhijit B. Shetye from India

March 10

Private

He will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of his visit to GSD.

Bill Bendell
6708

A group from the National Weather Service

March 10

Government

The group will attend an SOS demonstration while visiting GSD.

Beth Russell
6759

A group from the Space Weather Prediction Center and National Geophysical Data Center

March 12

Government

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration while visiting GSD.

Steve Albers
6057

A tenth grade class from Discovery Canyon Campus High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 15

Education

The group will be touring the DSRC and attending an SOS demonstration.

Beth Russell
6045

A group of German exchange students from Monarch High School, Superior, Colorado

March 16

Education

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their tour of GSD.

Rhonda Lange
6045

Stephen Weygandt speaks to Boy Scout Troop #548

March 16

Private

Steve gave a two part presentation to the boy scouts in Longmont, CO

Stephen Weygandt
5529

A group from the Czech Republic Hydrometeorological Institute

March 19

Private

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration with their tour of GSD.

Rhonda Lange
6045

Lukas Elementary Science Fair

March 22-23

Education

Jeff Smith served as a judge at this science fair.

Jeff Smith
7762

Two fifth grade classes from Edgewater Elementary School, Edgewater, Colorado

March 26

Education

The group will be visiting GSD for an SOS demonstration as part of their DSRC tour.

Beth Russell
6759

A group from Alutiiq LLC – Denver Bids and Proposals, Aurora, Colorado

March 26

Private

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their DSRC tour.

Beth Russell
6759

Colorado Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

March 26-27

Education

Dan Birkenheuer judged and presented awards at this competition. FIRST stands for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. The organization's mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciti

Dan Birkenheuer
x5584

A group from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction

March 30

Government

The group will be attending an SOS demonstration as part of their meetings with the Space Weather Prediction Center staff.

Christopher Ortiz
3930

Two second grade classes from Douglass Elementary School, Boulder, Colorado

March 31

Education

The group will be attending SOS demonstrations.

Carol Knight
6401

 

April

     

One more second grade class from Douglass Elementary School, Boulder, Colorado

April 2

Education

The group will be visiting GSD for an SOS demonstration.

Carol Knight
6401

CIRES Scientists

April 5

Education

Visiting GSD to hold interviews in front of SOS

Carol Knight
6401
Sylvia Hasui
6709

Lincoln Academy Charter School/Arvada, CO

April 9

Education

60 4th Graders visting GSD for SOS Demo

Beth Russell
6759

Charles County, Maryland and lain Probert - Space Foundation administrators visiting SOS

April 13

Public

View SOS for possible installation in Maryland High School

Bill Bendel
6708

China Meteorological Administration Delegation

April 14

International

Delegation is having an SOS demo as part of a DSRC tour.

Rhonda Lange
6045
Fanthune Moeng
6065

Webster University Graduate class of Denver, CO campus

April 14

Education

Graduate class in space physics/operations visiting NOAA and SOS

Carol Knight
6041

Acres Green Elementary School, Littleton, CO

April 14

Education

Two 6th-grade classes visiting GSD for SOS demos

Beth Russell
6759

Acres Green Elementary School, Littleton, CO

April 15

Education

Two more 6th-grade classes visiting GSD for SOS demo

Beth Russell
6759

Stephen Weygandt gives weather talk to 200 scouts at the INdian Peaks and Mountain Views Districts Scout Show

April 17

Private

Steve will give the talks as an outreach effort on behalf of GSD at the Boulder County Fairgrounds

Stephen Weygandt
5529

Chevron drilling engineers

April 19

Business

Grp of oil exploration drilling engineers from Chevron visiting NGDC and SOS

Dave Fischman
4654
Sylvia Hasui
6709

NOS Data Managers Visit

April 20

Government

SOS demo as part of visit to the National Geophysical Data Center

Dave Fischman
4654
Sylvia Hasui
6709

NSSI group visit

April 21

Federal

National Security Space Institute (NSSI) visiting SOS as part of their classes at the SWPC.

Annette Parsons
5694
Sylvia Hasui
6709

Soaring Society of America

April 21

Public

Rich Jesuroga presented a talk to this organization on weather instabilities and soaring conditions

Rich Jesuroga
x6936

Bring Your Child to Work Day (BYCTW)

April 22

Private

SOS demonstrations offered for children on site taking part in BYCTW day.

Carol Knight
6401

NGDC Visitors

April 22

Federal

Visitors to NGDC will be given an SOS demo as part of their tour.

George Sharman
6345
Sylvia Hasui
6709

David Richardson, Head of Meteorological Operations Section - ECMWF

International

Mr. Richardson is presenting a seminar here on ECMWF's Operational Forecasting Products.

Joanne Krumel
6629

Brazilian Film crew

April 23

International

Film crew here under the auspices of the State Dept. to film "Green Success Stories" of which SOS is one.

Carol Knight
6401

Wayne Carle Middle School, Westminster, CO

April 26

Education

8th Graders visiting for SOS demo

Beth Russell
6759

Local Kindergarten Visit

April 26

Education

Stan Benjamin talked to a Kindergartner class about weather

Stan Benjamin
x6031

South Suburban Seniors

April 27

Education

A group of seniors from this south Denver metro area visiting DRSC for tour and SOS demo

Carol Knight
6401

Data Request from Science Dept Chair

April 28

Education

John Osborn sent recommendations, website link, and explained how to get to the raw data requested by Teri Ludwig, Science Dept. Chair of McLane High School.

John Osborn
x6511

Home-schooled group

April 29

Education

35 home-schooled children ranging from kindergarten-8th grade here for SOS demo

Beth Russell
6759

 

May

     

Lucas Elementary School of Westminster, CO

May 5

Education

A group of third graders is visiting GSD for SOS demo.

Beth Russell
x6759

Sheridan High School of Denver, CO

May 7

Education

A group of eleventh grad students is visiting GSD for SOS demo.

Beth Russell
x6759

Ouray High School Visit

May 14

Education

A group of high school students and teachers from Ouray High will be visiting GSD for an SOS demo and DSRC tour.

Beth Russell
6759

USGS and Australian Geoscientists Visit

May 17

International

Visiting GSD for SOS demo and DSRC tour

Sher Schranz
7254

US Forest Service and NWS Visitors

May 17

Government

Groups from these organizations seeing SOS demo as part of their meetings at GSD

Sher Schranz
7254

CLIVAR Steering Group members

May 18

Government

Members of the Climate Variability and Predicability Scientific Steering Group seeing SOS demo as part of their meeting at DSRC.

Rhonda Lange
6045

Nederland Elementary School

May 20

Education

Group of second grade pupils visiting GSD for SOS demo.

Beth Russell
6759

CU students visit

May 20

Education

Group from CU accompanied by NOAA staff here for SOS demo.

David Fischman
4654

Flat Veronika Exchange with a Prague School

May 21

Education

Sent a packet of educational materials related to "Flat Veronika's" visit to BOCC's 8th Grade Science Days -

Annie Reiser
6634

National Security Space Institute Visitors

May 27

Government

SOS demo for this group as part of classes they are taking here at DSRC

Anette Parsons
5694

Visitors from the Peoples Republic of China

May 27

International

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Rhonda Lange
6045

 

June

     

Web Applications Technology Conference

June 1-3

Education

Guest from various universities, etc. here for conference being hosted by ISB.

Tracy Hansen
6569

Association of Edison Illuminating Companies Visit

June 8

Business

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Carol Knight
6401

National Ocean Service Grp Visit

June 9

Government

SOS demo

Dave Fischman
4654

NOS Visitors

June 9

Government

SOS demo

Dave Fischman
4654

Mountain States Children Home

June 16, 2010

Public

SOS demo for group

Sher Schranz

Sylvia Hasui
6709

UCAR Undergrad Leadership Students

June 17

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC building tour

Carol Knight


Haiyan Cheng of Willamette University Salem, OR

June 23

Education

Visiting GSD to present a seminar

Joanne Krumel
6629

National Geographic Filming Crew

June 24-5

Business

Filming SOS

Rhonda Lange
6045

CU Geology Class

June 30

Education

SOS demo

Tom LeFebvre
6582

Sandia Labs ACTS Teachers

June 30

Education

SOS demo as part of workshop and DSRC tour.

Carol Knight
6401

 

July

     

DOC Campus Daycare Center kids

July 1

Education

SOS demo

Beth Russell
6759

National Marine Fisheries Service visitor

July 2

Government

Reviewing data sets on SOS as part of GSD visit

Beth Russell
6759

Chris Schmitz family

July 9

Private

SOS demo

Bill Bendel
6708

Bright Horizons school camp group - ages 6-11

July 12

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC field trip

Beth Russell
6759

Government Accounting Office visitors

July 14

Government

SOS demo as part of DSRC visit

Rhonda Lange
6045

Sanchez Elementary School 4th & 5th graders

July 15

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Rhonda Lange
6045

Shades of Blue Summer school groups (K-12)

July 15

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Carol Knight
6045

CU Geography students

July 23

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Hilary Peddicord
7993

NWS Visitor from Monterey WFO-Dave Reynolds

July 23

Government

Visiting GSD's Forecast Applications Branch

Joanne Krummel
6629

Korean Delegation

July 28

International

SOS demo and tour of SWPC

Fanthune Moeng
6065

Grp from Denver's Vocational Rehabilitation Center

July 29

Education

SOS demo

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Boy Scouts from Arvada, CO

July 30

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord


 

August

     

Institute of International Education

August 9

Education

SOS demo as part of their meetings at DSRC

Bill Bendel
6708

Tribal Faculty Members from the Dakotas

August 11

Education

SOS demo as part of their DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Weather Presentation to Rocky Mountain Soaring Association/Golden

August 18

Public

Rich Jesuroga giving a weather presentation

Rich Jesuroga
6936

National Security Space Institute

August 19

Government

SOS demo as part of their classes at DSRC

Annette Parsons
5694

DOC Security Visit

August 24

Government

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Don Mock
6643

U of Indiana students

August 25-27

Education

Learning about SOS to create new data sets for it to be shown at supercomputing conference in November

Beth Russell
6759

US Strategic Command Group of Colorado Springs

August 26

Government

SOS demo as part of their SWPC meeting

Annette Parsons
5694

Denver Vocational Rehab visitors

August 27

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Indonesian Delegation

August 27

International

Group here for briefing on the Graphical Forecast Editor

Tom LeFebvre
6582

Vincent Dumas and Marlon Johnson of FEMA visiting

August 30-31

Government

Visiting GTAS team

Greg Pratt
7237

US Congressional Staffers

August 31

Government

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour-Dr. MacDonald giving demo

Rhonda Lange
6045

 

September

     

Earth System Prediction Capability Workshhop

September 7

Government

SOS demo as part of reception in Planet Theater

Rhonda Lange
6045

New Vista High School Visitors

September 8

Education

SOS demo as part of visit

Beth Russell
6759

Trail Ridge Middle School (3 groups)

September 10

Education

SOS demo as part of visit

Carol Knight
6401

Tribal Faculty Members from the Dakotas

September 10

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Unstructured Grid Catalog Working Group

September 1

Government

SOS demo for this group visiting NGDC for meetings.

George Sharman
6345

Chinese Scientists

September 13

International

SOS demo as part of workshop they are attending.

Julie Singewald


Group from China ACC

September 15

International

SOS Demo as part of their meetings with GSD

Fanthune Moeng
6065

Lone Tree Elementary School (3 groups of 5th graders)

September 15

Education

SOS Demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Group from 5280 Digital

September 16

Industry

Bringing new projector to demo with SOS

Beth Russell
6759

Morey Middle School, Denver

September 22

Education

SOS demo as part of group tour

Hilary Peddicord


Morey Middle School, Denver

September 22

Education

SOS demo as part of group tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

China Meteorological Admninstration visitor

September 23

International

SOS demo as part of DSRC visit

Julie Singewald
6074

National Security Space Institute

September 23

Government

SOS demo as part of classes they are attending at DSRC

Anette Parsons
5694

Charles Hay IB Elementary School, Englewood

Septmber 23

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Rwanda TV/Radio Network

September 24

International

Visitors interviewing scientists on climate change and viewing SOS

Carol Knight
6041

Hewlett Packard

September 27

Industry

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

7993
Hilary Peddicord
7993

 

October

     

Group of lobbyists from DC

October 4

 

SOS Demo as part of DSRC tour

Don Mock

6643

Group from Climate Change Exhibit

October 4

Government

SOS demo as part of tour

Bill Bendel
6708

Betsy Weatherhead and Steve Bruno visiting Frederich High School

October 5

Education

Give a presentation on the Ozone Hole

Steve Bruno
7328

Presentation to the 99s (Women Pilots)

October 9

Public

Presentation on GSD tools developed for the aviation industry

Rich Jesuroga
6936

National Security Space Institute Visit

October 18

Government

SOS demo as part of classes they are attending at DSRC.

Anette Parsons
5694

Montessori School visit

October 19

Education

SOS demo for group

Hilary Peddicord
7993

NESDIS/ORA Oceanic R&D Division Visitors, Jessica Morgan and Jeff Campbell

October 19

Government

SOS demo as part of visit to NGDC

George Sharman
6345

"Welcome to Colorado" group

October 19

Business

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Carol Knight
6401

NIST HR group

October 20

Government

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour.

Hilary Peddicord
7993

8th Grade Science Day (1)

October 21

Education

SOS demo and other science demos/activities led by GSD/NOAA scientists

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Pueblo Upward Bound HS students

October 22

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Attendees LAPS Users' Workshop

October 25-27

Government

SOS demo as part of workshop agenda

Steve Albers
6057

Cameron McCaddon

October 25

Public

Game designer from New Tech seeing SOS demo as part of TOB/Virtual Worlds Program visit

Eric Hackathorn
6831

Eighth Grade Science Days II

October 26

Education

SOS demo, Van de Graaff demo as part of the day's scheduled activities

Carol Knight
6401

SOS Training

October 27

Government

Staff of NWS SWPC visiting GSD for training on giving SOS presentations

Beth Russell
6759

NIST Finance Group Visit

October 28

Government

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Don Mock
6643

 

November

     

Metro State College Meteorology Club, Denver

November 5

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

John Schneider Family Visiting DSRC

November 5

Public

SOS demo as part of DSRC

John Schneider
4646

University of Colorado Engineering Students (25)

November 8-12

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Rodney Viereck
7348

Third Graders from St. Vincent De Paul, Denver

November 9

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

Annual Denver Area Council Valley District Boy Scout Merit Badge College

November 13

Education

Andy Loughe presented two classes on weather for the merit badge college

Andy Loughe
6211

Boy Scout Troop #278

November 22

Education

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Ann Middlebrook
7324

Boy Scout Troop #278

November 22

Education

SOS demo as part of their DSRC visit to work on their Chemistry Merit Badges

Ann Middlebrook
7324

Families of NOAA Employees

November 26

Public

SOS demo as part of special DSRC tour

Carol Knight
6401

Families of NOAA Employees Visit DSRC

November 26

Public

SOS demos as part of the tours to the building led by Don Mock

Carol Knight
6401

NOAA Van de Graaff at Southern Hills Middle School, Boulder

November 8-12

Education

Loan of our Van de Graaff to the 6th grade at Southern Hills Middle School for demonstrations for five science classes.

Phyllis Gunn
6625

 

December

     

Visitors from the Chinese Weather Bureau (CWB)

December 2

International

Meetings and presentations by GSD staff on AWIPS development, Thin Client, STMAS, Data Delivery, IHIS & GFE, Ensembles, etc.

Joe Wakefield
6053

Van Arsdale Elementary Schhol - 3 groups of fifth graders

December 7

Education

SOS demos as part of tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993

National Security Space Institute visiting

December 9

Government

SOS demos as part of classes they are attending at the SWPC

Annette Parsons
5694

New Vista High class

December 10

Education

SOS demo

Kate Hartman


Dr. David Whelan, Vice President of Boeing

December 10

Industry

SOS demo by Sandy MacDonald as part of DSRC tour

Katy Stewart
6005

Frasier Meadows Retirement Community

December 16

Public

SOS demo as part of DSRC tour

Hilary Peddicord
7993