Beyond The Weather

Fridays at 11:04am during the second hour of Science Friday

Providing perspective on the daily weather conditions with a longer range look at temperature, precipitation and wind, and the factors which drive them. Beyond The Weather taps the knowledge of longtime Alaska climatologist Rich Thoman and is cooperative production of KUAC and the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy.

Interior Alaska Land Trust

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how moisture sneaks into the Interior around the mountains.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about lightning-caused wildfires.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how the Arctic, unlike the Antarctic,  gets ozone from other air masses.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how ozone filters radiation from the sun and how humans fixed a pollution problem.


05-15-20 Beyond The Weather

May 15, 2020

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how Alaska doesn't have enough radar sites to effectively predict the weather.


Todd Paris

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how green-up affects local atmosphere.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how RADAR helps predict the weather.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about why Alaska's springtime is almost always sunny.


04-17-20 Beyond The Weather

Apr 17, 2020

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Rick Thoman, climate specialist from the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy about how low-level weather satellites benefit Alaska.


KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Rick Thoman, climate specialist from the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy about how weather satellites show us changing patterns, wildfire and climate change effects.


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