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December 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  -- The December 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of December's weather, the experimental forecast for January and February, and one highlight. The highlight covers the basics of understanding the El Nino Southern Oscillation.

 

 

From Earth Science Week: Podcasts Dig Deep Into Careers in Minerals

Earth Science Week

Aiming to promote awareness about mining and minerals, the Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Foundation offers educational resources focusing on the ways that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used by mining professionals throughout the industry.

The latest of these educational offerings is a series of MEC podcasts with industry experts, showing students how an interest in STEM subjects can lead to a rewarding career in the mining industry. Podcast series mining experts include:

New Contest Encourages 'Visualizing My Earth'

American Geosciences Institute

12/07/2015  --  The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Center for Geoscience and Society are pleased to extend the celebration of Earth Science Week 2015 with the announcement of a new contest. The Visualizing My Earth Challenge invites full-time secondary and postsecondary students (ages 14 and older) to submit visual representations of natural phenomena from a geoscience perspective.

November 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The November 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of November's weather, the experimental forecast for December and January, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a warm November and the following December-February snowfall for select sites across Pennsylvania. Look for the next newsletter at the start of January.

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