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10:00 AM Topics in Weather and Climate – Evergreen Forum (PCOL)

February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

TOPICS IN WEATHER AND CLIMATE

LEADER: Bill Stern has been involved with atmosphere/ocean research at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory since 1973, and has had a fascination with weather events since the age of 13. He enjoys sharing his meteorological enthusiasm with others.
WEDNESDAYS: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, 8 weeks: February 27 through April 17
LOCATION: The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville

This course will cover a variety of topics related to the atmospheric structure, weather, and climate. Discussions will involve meteorological fundamentals such as the crucial role of moisture in the development of clouds, precipitation processes, and key circulation patterns. In addition, this course will study weather events spanning a range of space and time scales, including extra-tropical storms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes. In addition, we will explore the challenges of forecasting these meteorological phenomena and other weather and climate variability.

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Date:
February 27, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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