Charge d’Affaires Candy Green visits the NIWA’s Lauder Station on March 24 2017

Chargé d’Affaires, Candy Green with Senior NASA personnel. Photo credit: U.S. Department of State.

Charge d’Affaires Candy Green, along with embassy staff, visited the NIWA‘s Lauder Station on March 24 2017. Lauder Station is one of the five leading atmospheric research stations in the world. Lauder continues to lead global scientific efforts tracking the hole in the Earth’s ozone layer, and now has a growing role at the forefront of climate science. NIWA in general and Lauder Station in particular have relationships with U.S. science organizations, such as NASA and NOAA. Lauder Station invited Charge d’Affaires Candy Green and embassy staff for a tour and to launch a weather balloon.

A NASA Super Pressure Balloon Instrument. Photo credit: the Department of State.
A NASA Super Pressure Balloon Instrument. Photo credit: the Department of State.

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