Weather Guys: Sea ice update, waterspouts and celebrating 75 years of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW-Madison

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
White ice with sloping edges floats in a royal blue sea
Sea ice breaks apart as the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica traverses the Northwest Passage through the Victoria Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in a Friday, July 21, 2017 file photo. The National Snow and Ice Data Center’s figures Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 show that sea ice last week was only 1.4 million square miles when it reached its annual low mark for the summer. In the 1980s it was always at least 1 million square miles more. David Goldman/AP Photo, File

Sea ice is one way that scientists can learn about the effects of climate change. The Weather Guys are back to share about this year’s sea ice season. They’ll also fill us in on waterspouts and 75 years of the UW-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Jon Martin Guest
  • Steve Ackerman Guest

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