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For my Master's Thesis research at the University of Wisconsin I conducted an experiment designed to detect the presence of atmospheric gravity waves (buoyancy oscillations) propagating through the atmosphere. This involved the fabrication and operation of a network of very sensitive barographs capable of detecting the small pressure changes associated with these wave events. For the thesis I did a case study analysis of a gravity wave event that was accompanied by significant destabilization of the lower atmosphere. The thesis won the award for best Master's Thesis of the year. I then re-wrote the analysis for an article that was published in the Monthly Weather Review, a refereed scientific journal. This article apears below.