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Toronto's Future Weather

Lake Ontario Chapter members,
 
We have been invited by the West Toronto Chapter to attend one of their upcoming events.  Details below:
 

WEST TORONTO CHAPTER, PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS ONTARIO

 

Toronto’s FutureWeather

 

Date/Time: Wednesday 24 November 2010 – 7.00pm to 9.00pm

(Sign-in and refreshments at 7.00pm; We will begin sharp at 7.20pm)

 

Location: Lecture Hall #1190, Bahen Centre Information Technology,

40 St. George Street, Toronto; within the University of Toronto

Downtown Campus

(Lecture Hall #1190 is on the ground floor of the Bahen Centre, at the west end of the building;

within walking distance from the College Street street car, or two traffic lights west of the Queen's

Park subway station; metered parking is available on campus in King's College Circle between

University College and Convocation Hall)

 

Speaker: James W. S. Young, PhD, P.Eng.

James W.S. Young, Ph.D., P.Eng., Senior Air Quality and Weather Specialist,

SENES. Dr. Young has more than 37 years of experience in the direction and

management of atmospheric research and its application. He has an international

reputation in air quality modelling and prediction. Dr. Young has extensive

experience in consulting with government departments at all levels, other nations,

international organizations as well as with industry, universities and the private

sector.

 

Abstract: Toronto’s Future Weather

The talk will address the future weather of the City of Toronto. Climate Change

scenarios were combined with SENES’s detailed weather prediction models to

produce weather summaries for two future periods 2041 to 2050, and 2070 to 2079.

Hourly weather scenarios have been estimated for the two 10-year future periods,

and some typical and specialized, extreme weather summaries will be discussed as

they relate to engineering / infrastructure needs. This is the first time that climate

scenarios have been studied to this level of detail.

 

Registration: Free to P.Eng., EIT, and the interested public

 

SEATING IS LIMITED! PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT

 

R.S.V.P. your name, number of guests, contact information, and Postal Code of residence, by eMail

peo.wtchapter.events@gmail.com. Use the Event Title in the eMail Subject line.

 

The immediate purpose for collecting personal information for this event is to establish attendance numbers for Chapter meetings, and provide

contact information for last minute meeting changes. Attendance numbers may also be used in planning future events.

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