Join us for monthly STEM Cafés-- fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from our host restaurant.
Tumultuous Temperatures: Winter Bites Again
Wednesday, December 17th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
O'Leary's Restaurant & Pub, 260 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115
Winter 2013/14 brought extreme weather conditions. What exactly is the polar vortex? Should we expect highly erratic temperatures and winds as our planet experiences global climate change? NIU climatologist, David Changnon, Professor of Geography, will examine meteorological conditions, climatological anomalies, and regional impacts of severe weather conditions.