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Atmospheric Sciences Seminar

October 4, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Marine Sciences Building, MSB 100

Title: Discussion on recent Atlantic Hurricanes


Professor Alison D. Nugent
Professor Steven Businger
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Refreshments: 3:00pm at MSB lanai
Free Cookies, Coffee & Tea Provided
(Please Bring Your Own Cup)
Seminar Time: 3:30pm
Location: Marine Sciences Building, MSB 100

Abstract:

Professor Nugent and Businger will lead an informal discussion about the recent Atlantic Hurricane season, namely Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The following topics will be discussed: 1) An account of the human impacts from Hurricane Irma on St. Maarten as well as Florida, 2) Hurricane Maria impacts on Dominica, and Puerto Rico, and 3) attribution of extreme events to climate change by the media, and 4) forecast accuracy from US models and the European model (ECMWF). Come and share your thoughts and questions!


Event Sponsor
SOEST Atmospheric Sciences, Mānoa Campus

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