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UW Scientist Will Try to Capture Bacteria That Freeze Clouds

University of Wyoming
College of Agriculture
News Release

For Gary Franc, the answers to his $234,000 research project may be blowing in the wind – those swirling just aboveground at 10,500-foot Storm Peak Laboratory near Steamboat Springs, Colo.

No stranger to that laboratory – he utilized the lab to complete doctorate research while at Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins – Franc will use the facility as one site for trying to catch ice nucleating bacteria wafting in the air. He calls them free-floating particulates... read full news release