Climate, People, and the Environment Program Seminar Series - David Changnon (Northern Illinois University)
Bridging the Gap Between Applied Climatologists and Weather-Sensitive Decision Makers: Lessons Learned from Experiences in an Educational Setting
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
More than 20 years ago an applied climate course was developed and added to the curriculum in Northern Illinois University’s (NIU) undergraduate meteorology program. This course has faculty-mentored student groups working directly with weather-sensitive decision makers to address applied research questions and develop decision support tools in sectors that included agriculture, energy, transportation, insurance, and recreation. Full abstract is available via the URL.