Good Morning Truckee: Climate Change Science Air Traffic Control Technology

Good Morning Truckee February 2019

The Good Morning Truckee event on February 12, 2019, featured speakers who presented on topics about Climate Change Science and Air Traffic Control Technology.

Storm frequency or intensity? How much is caused by human-induced global warming? How do you mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt to a new baseline climate? Derek Larson has been a professor at Sierra College since 2000 – his newest course is called “Energy, Environment and Climate.” Derek covered climate change and clarify the science behind it. Derek studied climate, earth systems, and oceanography at Stanford University.

Second, Hardy Bullock, Director of Aviation & Community Services for the Truckee Tahoe Airport District, explains an advanced air traffic control system called ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast). The Truckee Tahoe Airport District is studying the possibility of implementing ADS-B technology. Hardy shared information about how this new technology can provide safety, reduction of community annoyance, enhanced situational awareness, and better operational data to make the airport ready to meet the transportation needs of the community.

 

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About Good Morning Truckee:

Good Morning Truckee offers online registration at Truckee.com under What’s Happening. Breeze through the check-in line to get breakfast and a seat faster. You can also purchase multi-packs of tickets for your convenience – which can also get you checked-in quicker. And, as always, you can still purchase your ticket at the door with cash, credit card or check.

Good Morning Truckee is open to the public – everyone is invited. It is held on the second Tuesday of every month at Truckee Tahoe Airport from 7:00-8: 30 am. Ticket price for the general public is $12; Truckee Chamber members $10 and includes a hot breakfast and raffle ticket. Anyone who brings their own traveler coffee mug will receive an additional raffle ticket and chance to win great prizes. Good Morning Truckee is presented by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce in partnership with sponsors:

Tahoe Forest Health SystemLaw Offices of Porter SimonDickson Realty Truckee TahoeTahoe Truckee Community FoundationNV5 – EngineeringSierra Sun101.5FM Truckee Tahoe RadioTTCTVTruckee Tahoe Airport District
Town of Truckee, and Chef Ron Allen
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