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Severe to Extreme: Modeling Climate Change and Coastal Hazards on the Great Lakes

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Virtual Event

Monday, November 30, 2020 6 pm

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Husky Bites presents Special Guest Pengfei Xue

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Numerical Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Great Lakes Research Center

Co-host

Guy Meadows
Director, Marine Engineering Laboratory
Robbins Professor of Sustainable Marine Engineering
Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Topic

Numerical models can predict climate change. Find out how and why Dr. Xue uses a supercomputer. He'll share some projection results—work he is doing with Dr. Guy Meadows. They’ll show three modeled visualizations of the same storm passing by on Lake Superior,  ad explain what could happen along the coast, and explain the implications.

Join us early at 5:45 p.m. for conversation and a weather update.

About Husky Bites
Husky Bites are free 20-minute Interactive Zoom Webinars from the College of Engineering at Michigan Tech. Time after for Q&A.

Series Host
Janet Callahan, Dean of the College of Engineering
Michigan Technological University

Brain Food
Join us for a bite! Grab some dinner with Dean Janet Callahan and a special guest, and learn something new! This family-friendly event is BYOC (bring your own curiosity). 

When: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. starting September 14 and held weekly through December.

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  • Jacqueline Gebhardt
  • Frann Grossman
  • David Flaspohler

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