UGA Department of Geography

Ask just about anyone – this spring has been marked by pleasant temperatures, blue skies and generally delightful weather. But is it the weather, or is it all in our heads? Dr. John Knox from the University of Georgia geography department gives us the meteorological answer. 

How Climate Change Changes Hurricanes

Jan 10, 2020

Every hurricane season it seams like in the Southeast we're experiencing stronger, more rapidly intensifying hurricanes. Here at UGA we're lucky to have Dr. J Marshall Shepherd, a preeminent atmospheric scientist who studies extreme weather and climate events, to connect the dots for us. Producer Kodiak Sauer asks him to explain how our current changing climate is affecting hurricanes.

Climate Communication

Jan 10, 2020

Fresh after being awarded the American Geophysical Union 2019 Climate Communications Prize, Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd joins Producer Kodiak Sauer on Classic City Science to discuss best strategies for engaging in climate communication. Dr. Shepherd is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences and the Host of Weather Geeks on The Weather Channel.