George Mason to Host National Climate Workshop

Posted: October 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason will be the setting for the national 27th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop organized by the Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The workshop will be held Oct. 21-25 in SUB II.

Cohosted by the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA), the workshop is expected to attract scientists from all over the United States as well as some foreign visitors. Peter Stearns, provost, Menas Kafatos, dean of the School of Computational Sciences, and James Kinter, executive director of COLA, will offer welcoming remarks.

Workshop participants will be discussing the current U.S. drought, the 2002 hurricane season, and various tools for predicting climate change, among other topics.

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