Tony Lupo, department chair and professor of MU atmospheric science, says the same La Niña, jet stream and atmospheric blocking patterns that brought heavy snows and below normal temperatures to the central states will probably remain in place for the winter of 2011-2012.
A strong La Nina may make this winter a "blockfest"
CAFNR alum travels the world for work and play
CAFNR alum Andrea Woolverton has travelled the globe pursuing both her profession and her passion.
Atmospheric scientists use history and modern meteorology to detail the cause and damage of the 11/11/11 weather disaster
One hundred years ago this Nov. 11, probably the most sudden and dangerous cold blast in American history occurred. Patrick Market and a student team in MU atmospheric sciences have studied the science and devastation of the Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11.
In 1911, rural Missouri had no television or even radio. Citizens got their news daily or weekly from their community newspaper. It was through these newspapers that Missourians learned details about the devestating storm.
Barriers cause rural women to suffer a higher incidence of breast cancer
Women living in rural Missouri who must drive long distances to health care providers are more likely to be diagnosed with late stage breast cancer, research at the University of Missouri shows.
The 2011 Field Day season concluded at Wurdack Research Center, Crawford County, with presentations on silvopasture, how to improve forage quality, and deal with changes in the cattle market. Attendees also saw the dedication of the Munson Education Building.