"The Vermont flooding is a good example to get us thinking about the worst-case scenario for extreme rainfall events and how flooding damages our infrastructure." The assistant professor of Geography tells New York Magazine.
"You hope that every event like this keeps people alert, and thinking of the future. It's not going to be a one-off, and you can't put your head in the sand," the professor of geography says in a New York Times story about Vermont's flood protection efforts.
Sarah Kelly, a lecturer in geography and research associate at the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, shared photos on Twitter of a new mural in the works by Chilean Mapuche-Williche artist Julio Alejandro Muñoz Uribe. Dartmouth students helped plan and paint the mural with volunteers from the Upper Valley, including two high school Spanish classes from Hartford and Oxbow.
A new study led by Professor Jonathan Winter and Christopher Picard '23 suggests that the Northeast United States is set to experience more extreme weather conditions such as heavy rainfall due to rising temperatures.