FORT Collins Atmospheric ScientisTs

Upcoming Meetings:
What's Brewing in Weather and Climate Talk

Karl Wetlaufer and Brian Domonkos

Colorado Snow Survey

"Observing the Colorado Snowpack"

Tuesday, 2/26/2019 at 6:30 pm in the upstairs room at the Tap and Handle


Karl Wetlaufer is a hydrologist and the assistant supervisor for the Colorado Data Collection Office of the USDA-NRCS Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program. Born and raised in Southwest Colorado he attended Montana State University where he received his Bachelors and Masters degrees studying Snow Science and Snow Hydrology. Karl has been working for the Snow Survey for a little over five years with the majority of that time being spent here in Colorado.
Brian Domonkos received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a citation in Meteorology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004. Brian began as an intern with the NRCS Montana Snow Survey Program in 2003 working in Montana and Northern Wyoming and has since transitioned to the Colorado Snow Survey Supervisor, overseeing the snow monitoring operations in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico & Southern Wyoming.
Little Shop of Physics Open House

    Saturday, February 23rd, 10:00am-4:00pm

    CSU Lory Student Center

    Room 382

    Come explore our atmosphere with hands-on science demos!

Past Meetings
Ice Skating Social Event

Thanks to everyone who came on 1/29/19!

    Dr. Scott Shrake

    Director for the CSU Institute for Entrepreneurship

    "Fostering Entrepreneurial Mindsets in Science"


    William Mokry

    General Forecaster at WFO-Cheyenne

    "Forecasting at the National Weather Serivice"


    Mike Nelson

    Denver7's Chief Meteorologist

    "Crayons to Computers: A History of TV Weather"


Meeting Minutes and Videos
Fall 2016 Meeting Video (Fred Carr, September 29th, 2016)
Chapter Meeting Minutes & Video (March 30th, 2016)
Chapter Meeting Minutes & Video (October 8th, 2015)
Chapter Meeting Minutes, Presentation, & Video (May 21st, 2015)
Chapter Meeting Minutes & Video (February 12th, 2015)
Chapter Meeting Minutes, Photos, & Video (October 16th, 2014)
Local Meeting Minutes (September 30th, 2014)