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Good Morning Truckee: Climate Change Science | Air Traffic Control Technology

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Name: Good Morning Truckee: Climate Change Science | Air Traffic Control Technology
Date: February 12, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM PST
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Event Description:
Good Morning Truckee will bring speakers on two different topics:

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 will cover 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, will explain 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 will provide 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.

Book ahead online and 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 the second Tuesday of every month at Truckee Tahoe Airport from 7:00-8:30am. Ticket price for 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 System; Law Offices of Porter Simon; Dickson Realty Truckee Tahoe; Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation; N|V|5; Auerbach Engineering; 101.5FM Truckee Tahoe Radio; TTCTV; Sierra Sun; Moonshine Ink; Truckee Tahoe Airport District; Town of Truckee, and Chef Ron Allen. Additional sponsorships opportunities are available.

Good Morning Truckee is a community forum to provide timely and relevant information on a variety of topics and create a networking opportunity.
Truckee-Tahoe Airport
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
(Second Tuesday of every month except December)
7:00-8:30 am
Contact Information:
Truckee Chamber of Commerce
$10 for Chamber Members
$12 General Admission
Includes hot buffet breakfast and raffle
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