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Co-authored by Thomas Foken, Monique Leclerc's book, Footprints in Micrometeorology and Ecology, is the first textbook on the subject and covers how to interpret meteorological measurements made at a given level over a surface with regard to characteristic properties such as roughness, albedo, heat, moisture, carbon dioxide and other gases. CAES News
Micrometeorology Textbook
Some landscapes — like forests — are known for keeping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Others shed carbon dioxide or other gasses that can affect the environment. Calculating just how much of each gas is held or released can be difficult but University of Georgia scientist Monique Leclerc has literally written the book on the subject.
While parts of Georgia received periodic downpours connected to spring thunder showers, most of Georgia received normal amounts of rainfall during May. CAES News
May 2014 Climate
May was a near-average month for both temperature and precipitation across the state. While some areas saw heavy downpours associated with springtime thunderstorms, the relatively drier conditions allowed farmers to finish working in their fields and planting after the wet spring.
Georgia experienced the fourth-wettest April on record this year. While the rain should boost soil moisture across the state, it made it difficult for farmers in South Georgia to get out into their fields to plant cotton and peanuts. CAES News
April Showers
April was significantly wetter than normal across most of the state, which recharged soil moisture but delayed planting of some summer crops.
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New Climate Blog
For the past two years, Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox has kept Georgians up to date on the way the state’s climate impacts the state’s largest industry.
Agricultural climatologist Pam Knox's office is filled with volumes of old weather observations. These book contain the original hand written weather statistics from Atlanta in the beginning of the 20th century. CAES News
Changing Climate
The changing climate is affecting trends in weather across the nation. As temperatures in the Southeast rise, farmers will have to adjust to longer growing seasons, more diseases and pests and to an increase in extreme weather conditions, says a University of Georgia expert.
Despite a few nights with single-digit low temperatures, Georgia experienced a near normal winter. CAES News
Average Winter
Despite some bone-chilling days with single digit lows, Georgia’s winter was about average in both temperature and precipitation.
This year's El Nino could cause a late frost this spring. Be ready with these tips from UGA Extension. CAES News
Late Frost
With the polar vortex sliding around unpredictably this winter and this spring’s weather projected to be unpredictable, at best, many Georgia gardeners may be weary of a late frost.
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Weather Radio and More
For decades families have relied on NOAA weather radios to alert them to hazardous weather conditions near their homes. Updates in technology now give the public options for staying abreast of weather conditions while on the go.
A late January 2014 winter storm brought an ice and snow storm to Georgia leaving three-fourths of the state a winter wonderland. A mailbox is covered in ice in Screven County in southeast Georgia. CAES News
Late Frost Predicted
A snowstorm, followed by a few beautiful sunny days and then another snow and ice storm – this is a summary of the weather conditions in Georgia since the last week of January. A University of Georgia climatologist says don’t be surprised if the polar vortex sends another snowstorm and a late frost before spring officially arrives.
Mosquito cage in Mark Brown's mosquito endocrinology lab on the UGA Athens campus. CAES News
Enduring Insects
This winter’s unusually cold temperatures may have people wondering — or hoping — that Georgia’s insect populations will shrink this spring. That’s just wishful thinking.