Public Lectures

Winter 2023 Lectures

RESCHEDULED THURSDAY, April 6th, 2023, ONLINE-“Guess who is coming to stay? Impacts from an extended visit by a family of atmospheric rivers, December 27 2022 to January 16 2023.” Sue Burak has been fascinated by snow, weather and avalanches in the 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. A recording of this talk can be viewed here: HERE A Microsoft PowerPoint of the presentation can be viewed HERE.

All other 2021-2023 lectures are recorded and can be watched on YouTube: