Click on the video video to meet Thapi. She is the meteorological observer of the South African Weather Service (SAWS), currently in the Southern Ocean on-board the S.A. Agulhas II.

Check out how she releases a weather balloon and what data is gained from this operation.

Meteorological observations on the S.A. Agulhas II

VIDEO from the S.A. Agulhas IIMeet the meteorological observer currently on-board the vessel and see how (and why) she releases a weather balloon. .#WeatherBalloon #radiosonde #Weather #SouthernOcean #UpperAir #SAAgulhasII

Posted by Antarctic Legacy of South Africa on Wednesday, 20 February 2019


Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 20 February 2019

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