CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: March 31, 2000
UI presents April 9 program on dangerous weather
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History will
present a lecture, "Danger Ahead: Watch for Falling Weather," by
meteorologist Douglas Beadle at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9 in Room 112 of Macbride
Part of the "Afternoon With a Scientist" lecture series, the lecture
and slide presentation will explore the causes of thunderstorms, downbursts,
hail, lightning and other dangerous "falling" weather. Beadle has
pursued a lifelong passion for meteorology as a member of the American Meteorological
Society for 32 years and as a charter member of the National Weather Association
for 23 years. A graduate of Coe College in physics and an occasional science-writer,
Beadle is currently pursuing a degree in science education from Coe College.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information or to be
placed on the Museum's mailing list, contact David Brenzel, program coordinator,
at 335-0482 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of
Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires
an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact David
Brenzel at either the phone number or e-mail address listed above.