Science Saturday: The Ocean’s Impact on LBI’s Weather

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Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Adult

Fee: $5

Fee with Member Discount: Free for Members

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In its 12th season, Science Saturdays at the LBIF continues to partner with local experts to tackle todays’ most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are structured to be interactive and informative (and sometimes hands-on) presentations in an informal atmosphere.

Science Saturdays run weekly: January 13 – April 28

> (no lecture 3/31 – Spring Break)


The Ocean’s Impact on LBI’s Weather

Presenter: Jonathan Carr, Founder and Forecaster, Weather NJ

Did you know that LBI is subject to its own unique micro-climate due to marine influence? The ocean has tremendous impact on the year-round weather and climate conditions for LBI. Join us for a comprehensive breakdown of how the Atlantic Ocean specifically influences our weather patterns at the Jersey Shore. Learn about air masses, frontal boundaries, and some of the upper-level physics that govern what happens weather-wise on the surface. Leave this talk a seasoned weather enthusiast who can hold their own in atmospheric synoptic discussion.

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