Throughout the year the BHO Science Center sponsors many special events and virtual webinars related to our mission of interest to weather professionals, educators, students and the general public.
Southern New England Weather Conference
This large annual meeting brings together professional weather forecasters, researchers, teachers, students and others to learn about current and past weather events related to Southern New England.
Hosted by NBC Boston Meteorologist, Tim Kelley, with our esteemed presenter, Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley is a climate and Earth Science thought leader and STEM education consultant, Secretary of the Education Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ( AAAS ), and Adjunct Professor at Bentley University. Dr.… Read More »
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th Southern New England Weather Conference has been postponed until next year, tentatively to be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. However, there will be a virtual mini-conference from 9 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, November 14th, 2020. Registration is required, but it is free. The three… Read More »
Thanks to all of you who have attended the Observatory’s webinars. With many people now back at work and things getting somewhat back to normal, we have decided to present only one webinar a week. Thank you. Wednesday, June 17 1 p.m.The Mysteries of TornadogenesisPresented by Sean Ernst, PhD meteorology student University of Oklahoma Tornadoes… Read More »
Monday June 8 100 PM EDT The Worcester Tornado by Bill Chittick June 9, 1953 is so memorable and monumental in Massachusetts history that we have three presentations on it. We start with author Bill Chittick doing a presentation he has done for groups all over New England including people who lived through the Tornado. … Read More »
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020- 1 PM Educational Resources at Blue Hill Observatory Presented by Don McCasland, Program Director Learn how to use the website to teach climate and weather. See examples of materials available to build your own weather instruments and different premade kits available, see the full range of kite resources including books, materials,… Read More »
MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020 1 PM Carol: Remembering her Fury Hurricane Carol was one of the worst tropical cyclones to ever affect Southern New England. Charles Orloff, Executive Director, BHO witnessed it and will describe its fury. Please send an email to email@example.com to receive a link and password to this program. WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020… Read More »
MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020 1PM Wind Speed and direction recorders at Blue Hill Observatory Learn about historic and modern wind speed and wind direction sensors both that are working and that have been retired Please join our program from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get a link and password.… Read More »
Tim Kelley of NBC10 Boston will continue his tutorial THIS FRIDAY, MAY 1st, on how to look at online resources to make your own forecasts. Tim will share several of his favorite web sites, explain how to use the site and what the information on a page means. Topics will include forecast models, satellite and… Read More »
Join us at our Summer Social with Special Guest, Governor Charlie Baker on June 13th! Please visit our on-line store at Square to purchase tickets today!
On Friday evening, November 9th, you will have an incredible opportunity to meet and listen to the most celebrated broadcast meteorologist in the country. For the last 32 years Americans have watched Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore not only cover, but experience every major weather event that has impacted our nation. Hosted by his Weather Channel… Read More »