Weather station visit
On Tuesday the physical science class visited the National Weather Service, Pohnpei Weather Service Office as a part of a unit on weather.
Edward, Cherish, and Rofino observe as Wallace explains some of the data displays
The class listens intently
Wallace holds the LMS-6 Radiosonde
The radiosonde unit
Theoretic tsunami arrival times from an earthquake in the south Pacific
IR color enhanced satellite photo of western Pacific ocean
Radiosonde data display
Balloon away, released by Eiko
Eiko Ioanis, on the left, was allowed to release the balloon. Perdania Barry, and Alwin look on
Back inside Sharon Mualia, Edward, Perdania, and Rofino watch the radiosonde data display
Chatty Beetle for communicating data as text messages among the outer islands. Satellite based, the messages are received across the Pacific.
A future meteorologist, perhaps, at her workstation.