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Monday, May 7, 2018 at 2:55pm to 4:10pm

Riley-Robb Hall, 125
111 Wing Drive, Ithaca, NY 14853

Gabriel Vecchi (Princeton University) will present:

Tropical cyclones, which are called hurricanes in the Atlantic, are one of the most destructive weather phenomena. This presentation will explore the links between climate and tropical cyclones, with a focus on how hurricanes and tropical cyclones have changed in the past, and what we think they will do in the future.

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The 2018 Cornell University Climate Change Seminar meets Monday afternoons through May 7. This university-wide seminar provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines. Experts from Cornell University and other universities will present an overview of the science of climate change and climate change models, the implications for agriculture, ecosystems, and food systems, and provide important economic, ethical, and policy insights on the issue.

The seminar is free and open to the Cornell and Ithaca Community at large, and most will be available as a Zoom webinar (register).

Organized and sponsored by the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, and the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future

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Event Type

Seminar

Departments

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Sustainability

Tags

Sustainability

Contact E-Mail

dle58@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Danielle Lee Eiseman

Speaker

Gabriel Vecchi

Speaker Affiliation

Princeton University

Dept. Web Site

https://environment.princeton.edu/directory/gabriel-vecchi

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