NOAA hosting media briefing June 7 at the American Geophysical Union

1 June 2017

Joint Release

WHAT: Members of the media are invited to join a briefing and Q&A session from NOAA and partner scientists on research to revolutionize weather prediction, forecast the effects of a warming ocean on fish, and improve national elevation measurements to support preparedness, infrastructure and economic development.

WHO:

  • Monica Youngman, project manager, NOAA National Geodetic Survey
    NOAA’s project to collect gravity measurements to improve the nation’s elevation measurements to support future growth
  • Vincent Saba, fisheries biologist, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
    Climate change impacts on the U.S. Northeast Shelf Marine Ecosystem
  • Lucas Harris, physical scientist, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
    How NOAA’s new dynamic core will power next generation global weather forecast models
  • Elizabeth Barnes, atmospheric scientist, Colorado State University
    Bridging the gap: How NOAA is predicting extreme weather weeks-to-months in advance

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: American Geophysical Union, 1 Thomas Circle NW, 9th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005

COST: Free

REGISTER: Media coming in person: Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 6, at 12 noon ET, to Monica Allen, monica.allen@noaa.gov or Lauren Lipuma, llipuma@agu.org. Media unable to attend in person can join by webinar. We strongly urge you to register in advance at bit.ly/NOAAscience. You will receive an email with information needed to access the webinar by computer or by telephone. We recommend using a computer with audio to simplify participation in the question and answer portion for journalists.

MORE INFORMATION:

What is GRAV-D?

Marine species distribution shifts will continue with ocean warming

How NOAA created a new engine to improve its global weather forecast model

Meet our scientists: Elizabeth Barnes

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AGU Contact:

Lauren Lipuma
+1 (202) 777-7396
llipuma@agu.org

NOAA Contact:
Monica Allen
+1 (301) 734-1123
monica.allen@noaa.gov