Posterside Hangouts #3 Ecology and Environmental Science

Posterside Hangouts #3 Ecology and Environmental Science

Please join us for the next Posterside Hangouts (see http://goo.gl/64mGp9 for event post). We’ll be discussing: (a) global warming and severe thunderstorms (see below), (b) the use of mobile data and geo-statistics to examine air quality, and (c) disease outbreaks in aquaculture and its implications for food security.

Originally shared by Noah Diffenbaugh

Round-Up of New Paper on Global Warming and Severe Thunderstorms

Here is the round-up of the new paper that my colleagues Martin Scherer and Jeff Trapp have published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The peer-reviewed paper is available open-access here:

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/09/18/1307758110.abstract

The story by Bjorn Carey of Stanford University News Service is here:

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2013/september/climate-severe-thunderstorms-092313.html

Some news stories include:

The New York Times :

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/24/us/study-sees-a-higher-risk-of-storms-on-the-horizon.html

 USA TODAY :

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2013/09/23/climate-change-global-warming-thunderstorms-tornadoes/2854979/

 NBC News :

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/warming-planet-could-spawn-bigger-badder-thunderstorms-4B11234466

National Geographic :

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130924-global-warming-climate-change-thunderstorms-tornadoes/

Quartz :

http://qz.com/127483/the-number-of-killer-thunderstorms-could-jump-by-40-by-2070/

Grist :

http://grist.org/news/climate-change-expected-to-bring-more-thunder-hail-and-tornadoes/

LiveScience :

http://www.livescience.com/39873-global-warming-storm-risk-increases.html

The Christian Science Monitor :

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0923/Warming-to-make-US-conditions-more-ripe-for-tornado-making-storms-study-says

Jason Samenow of the Washington Post :

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/09/24/climate-change-may-boost-violent-thunderstorms-study-funds/

KGO Radio:

http://www.kgoradio.com/common/page.php?pt=Global+Warming+Could+Bring+Intense+Thunder+Storms+to+the+Bay&id=48823&is_corp=0

Mashable :

http://mashable.com/2013/09/25/climate-change-increases-thunderstorms/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=rss

#climatechange   #globalwarming   #severeweather   #science   #sciencecommunication  

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