Science Café

2010

Extreme Water and Weather in Iowa – Again!

Jeff Zogg

Date:  September 22, 2010 7:00 pm
Presenter:  Jeff Zogg, Senior Hydrologist, National Weather Service, Johnston, IA and Dr. Kristie Franz, Hydrologist and Assistant Professor, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames.
Place: West Towne Pub in Ames

Jeff Zogg makes a point about the flood forecasting technology used at the National Weather Service.

2009

Learning from Disasters – Cedar Rapids Floods & World Trade Center

Max Porter

Date:  April 8, 2009, 7:00 pm
Presenter:  Max Porter, Professor of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Place: Legends American Grill in Ames

Chimps:  They’re Smarter Than You Think

Jill Pruetz

Date:  January 21, 2009, 6:00 pm
Presenter:  Jill Pruetz (Department of Anthropology at ISU)
Place: Legends American Grill in Ames
Attendance: about 80

 

Jill Pruetz discusses chimp behavior in front of a packed audience at Legends.

2008

Extreme Water and Weather in Iowa

Kristie Franz, Bill Gutowski, and Mike Burkart

Date: September 3, 2008, 7:30 pm
Presenters:  Kristie Franz, Bill Gutowski, and Mike Burkart (all Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, ISU)
Place: Legends American Grill in Ames
Attendance: about 75

Mike Burkart, Kristie Franz, and Bill Gutowski pause for a picture after a successful Science Café.

 

 

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