Adam Sobel appears in the following:
Friday, February 08, 2013
Significant snow is expected in our area between today and tomorrow. We get updates from:
- WNYC's Richard Hake with expected forecast in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut.
- Adam Sobel, professor of Climate and Atmospheric Science at Columbia University, on why forecasts have been so different, what makes a blizzard a blizzard, and why this storm has a name.
- Jerome Hauer, commissioner of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, on how the state is planning in advance of the worst of the storm.
- MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan on how public transit could be affected by the snow, and what to expect on commuter rail.
"Check on your neighbors, the elderly, make sure they've got water food and heat." -- NY Emergency Services spokesperson. #Nemo— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 8, 2013
Friday, November 02, 2012
For Please Explain we’re looking at how experts predict the weather—and storms like Hurricane Sandy—and how improving technology is making the science more precise. Dr. Robert Gall, Development Manager of the Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Dr. Adam Sobel, Professor in the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Experts, reporters and listeners weigh in on the damage from the storm. Plus, live coverage of briefings from Gov. Christie, Mayor Bloomberg and Gov. Cuomo.