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CMOS Special Webinar: Attribution analysis of the late June Extreme Heat event

PCIC is pleased to announce an upcoming special webinar by climatologist and lead of PCIC's Climate Analysis and Monitoring theme, Dr. Faron Anslow, for the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS). Dr. Anslow will be discussing and sharing the results of a rapid attribution study on the recent heatwave that gripped Western North America.

Over the last week of June 2021, the Pacific Northwest areas of the U.S. and Western Canada experienced extreme temperatures, with records shattered in numerous locations. Scientists from the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Switzerland collaborated to assess to what extent human-induced climate change made this heatwave hotter and more likely. The results of their work were published as a rapid attribution study by the World Weather Attribution initiative. Dr. Anslow is a member of the international team that conducted the analysis.

This talk will be held over Zoom meetings at 12 p.m. PDT on July 22nd, 2021. For more information about the talk and how to register for it, see the event's page.

Update, July 23rd: this talk was recorded.  Watch a recording of this talk on the CMOS YouTube channel.