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Earth and Climate Change Forum

NASA scientists lead forums at Howard Community College

NASA scientists will present the latest data and images from Earth observing satellites and discuss changes in the Earth’s climate during two events at Howard Community College in March 2012.  The Climate Change Initiative of Howard County, the Howard County government, NASA and the college are co-sponsoring these forums.  Topics will include how changes in the Earth’s atmosphere, ice, oceans, and land impact climate.

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Two separate events will be held at the Howard Community College campus.

Student Event, Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 – 9:00pm

A NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientist will discuss several aspects of climate change as measured from satellites. Audience participation and Q&A will follow. Interactive NASA exhibits and activities start at 7pm. Event will be held at Duncan Hall, Kittleman Room (DH-100).  Topics will include how changes in the Earth’s atmosphere, ice, oceans, and land impact climate."

  • Free Registration (Space is limited)

Community Event, March 24th 9:00am - 12:00noon

Three NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientists will present results from satellite observations and their impact on climate.  Following these presentations, a panel will discuss the implications of climate change, review the status national policy, and take questions from the audience.  The panel will consist of the three NASA scientists and representatives from the Environmental Defense Fund, the American Geophysical Union, and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin’s office.  This event will be held at the Rouse Company Foundation Student Hall (RCF 400).

  • Free Registration  (Space is limited)

Event Exhibits

Exhibits before and after each event will include representatives from NASA Earth science public outreach, HCC clubs and local organizations.

Both events are FREE and refreshments will be served.


Do you think human activity is affecting the Earth's Climate?
  • Not at all.
  • Possibly.
  • Yes.

Register today!