1 June 2017
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.
- 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
REGISTER: Media coming in person: Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 6, at 12 noon ET, to Monica Allen, [email protected] or Lauren Lipuma, [email protected]. 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.
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