NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Emily Fischer, a professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University, about the health effects of the smoke from the fires in Oregon and California. (NPR)
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Given 23 named storms have formed already, CSU researcher Phil Klotzbach said the chances are good that 2020 will surpass 2005 for named storms but not for hurricanes and major hurricanes. (USA Today)
John Volckens, fellow CSU mechanical engineering professor Tami Bond, and CU chemistry and biochemistry professor Jose Jimenez have been heavily involved in research on the airborne transmission of COVID-19. (Fort Collins Coloradoan)
The Fall 2020 Virtual Engineering Career Fair will be held on Handshake on October 1, 2020, with new and exciting advantages for engagement between CSU students and recruiters.
Emerging research is showing that the climate crisis will make storms move more slowly and higher temperatures will allow them to carry more water (National Geographic).
CSU Society of Women Engineers’ Evening with Industry will be held virtually on Wednesday, September 30 from 5 – 7:30 p.m.
For National Latinx Heritage Month, El Centro is hosting a series of virtual events for the Colorado State University community designed to celebrate culture as well as foster meaningful dialogue on marginalized communities.
“This was probably the most extreme single summer month that we’ve ever seen in western Colorado,” said Russ Schumacher, Colorado’s state climatologist, noting that wildfires were also fueled by extreme dry conditions (Scientific American).
“It’s hard to not focus on the extent burned, but the nature and behavior of the fires is one of the most astonishing things,” Dakota Smith, a satellite analyst with CIRA (Buzzfeed).
Images processed by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at CSU show much of California and western Oregon shrouded in intense, billowing smoke (NBC News).