Science of Weather: Underwater GlidersObservation systems in the Great Lakes generate information about weather, water conditions, ecosystems, nutrients, and more. Meteorologist Kylee Miller spoke with Russ Miller, University of Michigan Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR), about getting Gliders, an advanced instrument, ready to go out in the Great Lakes to collect samples.
Science of Weather: Weather, Climate, Earth DayClimate and weather patterns have been changing over a period of time… time is the keyword! Meteorologist Kylee Miller spoke with Richard Rood, professor of climate science at the University of Michigan, about weather, climate, and Earth day.
Science of Weather: Detroit Tigers Baseball FieldThe sights and sounds of Comerica Park are unlike anything else, especially on game day. Fans cheering, the delicious baseball food, hoping for a win. Look at the stadium though, an open roof means the weather is a huge factor, so checking the weather is crucial. Heather Nabozny, Head Groundskeeper Detroit Tigers tells us how important it is to keep an eye on the weather.
Science of Weather: Air MassesWeather forecasting can be difficult and is largely based on air mass characteristics which help drive our local forecast. So let’s start with the basics, what is an air mass? An air mass is a large body of air whose temperature and humidity are fairly similar.