Title

UND atmospheric sciences seminar focuses on weather extremes

Authors

Kate Menzies

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

9-5-2012

Campus Unit

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

Abstract

When Mother Nature's fury strikes more often than not these days, global warming could be to blame.

Join Xiquan Dong, a professor with the University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences, for a seminar that explores recent weather extremes. The seminar, titled "Regional extreme events: US SGP drought/flood and Arctic Sea-ice retreat" will take place at 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, in Streibel Hall, Room 106, on the UND campus.

The seminar is free and open to the public.

The public is invited to hear Dong examine hydrological extremes in the central United States in relation to highly contrasting precipitation levels. Dong also will address You will also will address significant changes in the Artic climate system and more.

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