RESCHEDULED “Guess who is coming to stay? Impacts from an extended visit by a family of atmospheric rivers, December 27 2022 to January 16 2023”.



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Join WMRC and Sue Berak as she discusses the science behind recent Eastern Sierra avalanche activity.

Sue Burak has been fascinated by snow, weather and avalanches inthe eastern Sierra for many winters. Past project include study of snow properties in the Sierra Nevada during NASA’s recent SnoEx field campaign, collecting snow properties in the boreal forests of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, to on-going research into the mysteries of glide avalanche formation and release on Olmsted Point in Yosemite National Park. This talk presents on-going efforts to unravel the relationship between specific weather, climate and snowpack factors that contributed to numerous large magnitude avalanches during December 2022 and January 2023. 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PT. Registration required via Zoom. This talk will be recorded. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

For more information, please contact:

Gaylene Kinzy (760)873-4344

Event Status: Scheduled

Price: Free

Attendence mode: Remote