When you look up at the sky on a summer day, do you see a duck, a bunny, or a fair weather cumulus cloud? This presentation is all about clouds — how they develop, what they are made of, the distinguishing characteristics of different types of clouds, and what they may tell us about the weather. Compare the structure of clouds using both surface observations and satellite imagery.

Interested in math and science as a child, Deirdre Kann earned a BS in mathematics and a PhD in atmospheric sciences. She worked for various agencies within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for 30 years, including 23 years as the science and operations officer at the Albuquerque National Weather Service, before retiring in 2016.