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Oct. 4: Climatologist Mark Seeley

Topic is “Climate Change Implications for Minnesota.”

2012-10-05
Minnesota State University, Mankato Music Department News Release, 9-24-2012

Mankato, Minn. – Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota climatologist and weekly commentator on Minnesota Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” will speak on “Climate Change Implications for Minnesota” on Thursday, Oct. 4 in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Ostrander Auditorium from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Seeley’s talk is free and open to the University community and to the general public. Free public parking is available in the visitor pay lot located on Ellis Avenue in front of the Centennial Student Union (get pay lot pass at the event).

Seeley is the author of “Minnesota Weather Almanac” and co-author of “Voyageur Skies: Weather and the Wilderness in Minnesota’s National Park,” winner of the Northeast Minnesota Book Awards for photography. He has been involved in numerous projects to explain Minnesota weather to the public and to students. In 2012 he received the University of Minnesota President’s Award for Outstanding Service.

The Environmental Committee at Minnesota State Mankato is sponsoring the event. For more information, contact Louis Schwartzkopf, professor emeritus of physics at Minnesota State, Mankato, by phone at 507-387-4811 or by email at louis.schwartzkopf@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, a system of 31 public colleges and universities with 54 campuses in 47 communities throughout the state of Minnesota. 

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