Event calendar

Themed Special Event: Clouds

  • Date: 2/24/2018 at 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • Location: Gustavianum
  • Organiser: Gustavianum
  • Contact person: Cecilia Ödman
  • Temadag

A day about clouds and the art of measuring clouds. Come and listen to researchers describe how cloud research has developed from the 19th century until today. How is cloud classified and how many types of cloud are there? Lectures are in Swedish, and guided tours of the exhibition Measuring Clouds are in both Swedish and English. There is a cloud workshop in the Vault for visitors of all ages.

13.00 – 16.00
Cloud workshop in the Vault, with experiments and crafts relating to the weather and clouds. Family activity.

13.00
Student guide Alina Pavelescu gives a guided tour in English of the exhibition Measuring Clouds.

14.00
When clouds got their names – Uppsala University’s contributions to cloud research during the later 19th century.
The talk by Gösta Arvastson from the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, is in Swedish.

14.30
New clouds – the latest updating of the International Cloud Atlas.
The talk by Cecilia Johansson from the Department of Earth Sciences, is in Swedish.

15.00
Student guide Alina Pavelescu gives a guided tour in Swedish of the exhibition Measuring Clouds.

Themed Special Event: Clouds