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Fred Ogden – Panama and NCAR

Dr. Ogden and his team and developing a commuter model and simulator looking at water infiltration.

Dr. Fred Ogden makes it rain – in the middle of Panama. Ogden and his team spray around two feet of water from their contraption onto a test site over the course of an afternoon. And then they wait. Dr. Ogden’s work on this site will be used in the creation of a computer simulation, as a part of the NCAR Supercomputer in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Ogden and his team work with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and various universities. Ogden says: “I’m doing some of the coolest research of my life right now, and I love every moment.” Continue reading