February 8, 2020 – Extreme Weather and Climate!
Kevin Reed, Stony Brook University. The climate system consists of complex interactions between its various components, including the atmosphere and ocean, which impact our daily lives. The next century will see unprecedented changes to the climate system with direct consequences for society. We will explore how scientists study these potential changes and what it means for those living on Long Island!
Photo credit: Hurricane Maria approaches Puerto Rico. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Joshua Stevens, from NASA-NOAA GOES data. https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2648/increasing-resiliency-to-extreme-weather/