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April Brown Bag at the Aquarium

Loading the Dice – the Influence of Oceanic Anomalies on NM’s Weather and Climate

When

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Apr 02, 2016
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

All dates

Apr 02, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM

Where

Aquarium
2601 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Description

Ever notice how climate variability can be quite extreme in the desert southwest?  We will discuss these extremities and how oceanic anomalies can have a profound influence on our weather and climate. We will also take a brief look at our regional outlook based, in part, on the current El Niño event.


Speaker


Deirdre Kann, earned a Ph.D. in meteorology from Purdue University. She has been the Science and Operations Officer at the National Weather Service in Albuquerque for 22 years. Kann has a deep-rooted interest in the relationship between climate variability, weather patterns and New Mexico precipitation.

Brown Bag Lectures

This series of informal lunchtime lectures presents the science of conservation. Brown Bag lectures take place twice a month on Thursdays and Saturdays, alternating between the Aquarium/Botanic Garden and the Zoo.

Lectures begin at 12:45 p.m.

Price

Free