Donna Cox, featured speaker at 34th Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar

Donna Cox was a featured speaker at the 34th Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar held at the Ramsey Auditorium on the grounds of the Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, IL Saturday, April 5th, 2014.  Dr. Cox shared examples of data-driven visualizations including Hurricane Katrina, tornado formation as well as solar superstorms which impact the weather here on Earth.

Donna Cox

The full presentation can be viewed here:
Dr. Donna Cox: ‘Visualizing nature’s most extreme storms’

Don Wuebbles, The Harry E. Preble Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Illinois and a user of NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer, gave a talk called
"Climate Change is Happening and It’s Affecting Severe Weather."

His presentation can be viewed here: [donald-j-wuebbles]

Tom Skilling’s Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar was created to educate viewers about the dynamics and after-effects of severe weather, and is open to everyone including students from junior high age and older. Skilling created this seminar 34 years ago, along with Brian Smith, currently with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Omaha, Nebraska. For more information about this seminar, go to: wgntv.com/fermilab/

April 8, 2014