Texas Tech University

Climate Science Center to Host Monthly Science By the Glass Event

Amanda Castro-Crist

May 6, 2016

Faculty member Jennifer Vanos will lead a discussion on beating the heat.

WHAT: “Science by the Glass” is an informal discussion series hosted by the Texas Tech University Climate Science Center. The series is designed to bring members of the community and Texas Tech faculty and students together to discuss topics related to science, climate and society. The latest discussion, “Beating the Heat,” will be led by Texas Tech faculty member Jennifer Vanos.

Jennifer Vanos
Jennifer Vanos

WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday (May 10)

WHERE: Fox & Hound Sports Tavern, 4210 82nd St., Ste. 240

WHOJennifer Vanos is an assistant professor of atmospheric science in the Department of Geosciences. Her research into human biometeorology and bioclimatology, which connect weather and climate to human health, focuses specifically on extreme heat, atmospheric radiation and air pollution exposure in urban areas. Vanos is co-manager of the Texas Tech Atmospheric Science Instrumentation Lab at the Reese Technology Center and works within the interdisciplinary Climate Science Center, where she collaborates with lead climate scientists and climate experts across the south-central U.S. She is on the American Meteorological Society's Board of Environment and Health and an integrated member of the International Society of Biometeorology as chair of the Students and New Professionals Group.

The discussion is open to the public and admission is free. 

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CONTACT: Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6911 or breanna.allen@ttu.edu

Science By The Glass