1 hr 2 min

The Avalanche Hour Podcast Episode 3.18 billy barr The Avalanche Hour Podcast

For 45 years, billy barr has been taking weather observations every day from the same location in Gothic, CO. In the wintertime, he makes observations of avalanches of the numerous paths surrounding his house. billy has no vehicle. He skis into town for supplies as the road is closed in the winter. He loves numbers, and with all of this weather data over such an extended time, he has lots of numbers to look at. His work has caught the attention of scientists studying climate change. In this episode, we hear about his life and his work. Tune in. To read or watch more about billy, follow the additional links:

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/01/billy-barr-climate-change/512198/

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/07/billy-barr-weather-data-climate-science/

For 45 years, billy barr has been taking weather observations every day from the same location in Gothic, CO. In the wintertime, he makes observations of avalanches of the numerous paths surrounding his house. billy has no vehicle. He skis into town for supplies as the road is closed in the winter. He loves numbers, and with all of this weather data over such an extended time, he has lots of numbers to look at. His work has caught the attention of scientists studying climate change. In this episode, we hear about his life and his work. Tune in. To read or watch more about billy, follow the additional links:

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/01/billy-barr-climate-change/512198/

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/07/billy-barr-weather-data-climate-science/

1 hr 2 min