Extreme weather formation and aftermath experts available
ANN ARBOR—Extreme weather has made this a brutal spring across the country and the world. Experts from the University of Michigan are available to discuss the types of storms that produce devastating floods and tornadoes, as well as hurricanes. Hurricane season began June 1.
U-M experts include:
Perry Samson, professor in the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, just returned from tornado chasing fieldwork. Samson studies extreme weather and the physics behind it. He can discuss tornado and hurricane formation and history. Samson can be reached at (734) 276-0815 or email@example.com.
Nilton Renno, associate professor in the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, can discuss hurricane and tornado formation and new research that can quantify how global warming could affect their intensity. He can be reached at (734) 358-9441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jerry Miller, director of the Center for the Child and Family, can discuss the psychological impact of tragic events such as devastating extreme weather on individuals, especially children. Miller has done extensive research on childhood psychopathology as well as community-based treatment of children and adults. Miller can be reached at (734) 764-9466 or email@example.com.