MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Technology, Education
Location: PO Box 2310 North Conway NH 03860 USA
The Mount Washington Observatory is a private, non-profit scientific and educational institution organized under the laws of the state of New Hampshire. Its mission is to advance understanding of the natural systems that create the Earth''s weather and climate, by maintaining its mountaintop weather station, conducting research and educational programs and interpreting the heritage of the Mount Washington region.
Programs: Summit Observation TowerWeather Discovery CenterCommunity Outreach PragramsBartlett Research Center
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Many years ago I worked for the Observatory and have been returning for years to volunteer for various events (like their Educational Trips) and for the annual fundraiser "Seek the Peak."
The "Obs" has an amazing website, including beautiful photos, does a tremendous job with educational outreach, operates two museums (one on the summit and one in North Conway NH), performs research, has an excellent on-line gift shop and maintains one of the coolest workplaces in the world-on the summit of Mount Washington!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
An appreciation and love of all things "weather."
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
i can't think of anything!