Wilmington's NOAA office hosts climate change conference
October 15, 2009By Business Journal staff
The Wilmington office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service will host the first regional conference on climate and climate change from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 20 and 21.
About 75 NOAA scientists, university climatologists, broadcast meteorologists, emergency managers and natural resource directors will attend the two-day “Carolinas/Virginia Climate Conference” at UNCW’s Executive Development Center at 1241 Military Cutoff Road.
According to a press release, scientists will discuss their latest research relating to climate change and its impact on the Carolinas and Virginia, including the current El Nino and what it could bring this winter.
In addition to climate change, conference attendees will hear the latest on applied research, improving operational climatology, and ideas in climate outreach.