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University of Oklahoma Researchers Working to Advance Predictability Research Initiatives

April 25, 2011

earth and environment graphic Faculty from the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology are leading the school's predictability research initiatives with multiple projects that could one day lead to more accurate forecasts of weather-related events, including landslides and tornadoes. In the Southern Plains region of the United States, people think of thunderstorms and tornadoes when severe weather is forecast. However, the OU School of Meteorology is interested in a broad range of weather phenomena and its impacts. Full Story

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