APWA-MN Fall Virtual Session #2 - Understanding MN's Changing Climate: Observations, Trends, and Projections

APWA-MN Chapter Virtual Session 2 - Understanding Minnesota's Changing Climate: Observations, Trends, and Projections

When: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 10 to 11 a.m. (45 minutes presentation with 15 minutes for Q&A)
Speaker: Dr. Kenny Blumenfeld, Senior Climatologist, Minnesota State Climatology Office (DNR)
Session Description
Dr. Blumenfeld will provide a clear picture of how Minnesota’s climate is changing, and will lead an engaging discussion of the most important observations, trends, and expectations affecting Minnesota and its numerous natural and built resources. He will share some of the known and expected impacts to the public works sector, and will give examples of action from the Department of Natural Resources and other entities.  
More about the speaker
Dr. Kenneth (“Kenny”) Blumenfeld is a climate scientist with the Minnesota State Climatology Office, where he provides the state’s agencies, communities, and citizens with up-to-date and scientifically accurate information about Minnesota’s changing and variable climate, and also oversees a network of weather monitoring stations. Kenny enjoys talking to Minnesotans about their weather, and often does it long after the workday is done.

Event Details

October 22, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom - access information will be provided prior to meeting

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