NYS Mesonet Welcomes FF Students for ETEC Tour

The University at Albany welcomed around 60 third graders from Forts Ferry Elementary in the North Colonie School District last Thursday to tour the ETEC research and development complex and learn about how weather data is collected and measured.  

Forts Ferry third graders on field trip
Forts Ferry third graders on a field trip to the ETEC on the UAlbany campus.

The two-hour tour, hosted by New York State Mesonet program manager June Wang, started at the Science on a Sphere room, an educational tool used to track satellite and climate data on a six-foot diameter projector globe. 

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