OneNOAA Science Seminars: Alaska Region Climate Outlook Briefing
Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events
When: 20 January 2017
Where: Online and 407 Akasofu Building, University of Alaska Fairbanks: 4pm - 5pm AKST, 8pm - 9pm EST
Presenter: Richard Thoman, Climate Science and Services Manager, NWS Alaska Region
Seminar Sponsor: Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy
Point of Contact: accap [at] uaf.edu
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Abstract: This webinar will review recent conditions and current state of the climate system in and near Alaska and the status of important global climate drivers, review guidance available for the monthly and seasonal scale outlooks and finish up with the official outlooks by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.
About the Speaker: Richard Thoman works as the Climate Science and Services Manager, for NWS Alaska Region Headquarters. He works closely with NOAA line offices and partners throughout Alaska providing information on climate monitoring, analysis and forecasting at the two week to one year time frame.