NDSCO 2009 Archives

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12/15/09 Grand Forks Irrigation Workshop, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9 AM to 3 PM at the Grand Forks Extension Office. Dr. Akyüz will be presenting features on the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN).

12/14/09 Fall 2009 Climate Bulletin

12/10/09 Bismarck Irrigation Expo, Thursday Dec. 10, 8:30 AM to 4 PM at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel. Dr. Akyüz will be presenting important features of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN).

12/1/09-12/2/09 NDAWN booth at the NDAA Northern Ag Expo in the Fargo Dome.

11/25/09 Outreach in Education: Meteorological Observations at Elementary Schools and their Potential Involvement in High Density Precipitation Observing Network. Kennedy Elementary School. Fargo, ND.

11/20/09-11/21/09 ND Farmers Union State Convention, Nov. 20-21 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo. Dr. Akyüz's breakout session is entitled "Global Climate Change Basics and its Local Implications in North Dakota."

11/09/09 Precipitation Pattern Comparison with 2008-2009. How close are we to another Flood of 2009? Forum Newspaper. Fargo, ND.

11/03/09 October climate summary released.

10/22/09 One of the warmest Septembers followed by one of the coldest Octobers. Is this a part of Climate Change? What is the flood probability in next spring? WDAY News TV.

10/22/09 Already one of the Wettest Octobers in History: Will 2009 repeat? KVLY Valley News TV.

10/20/09 Conspiracy Behind Greenwashing: Separating Facts From Fiction About Sustainability. Panel Discussion on Climate Change. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

10/19/09 North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Sugarbeet Applications in ND's Sugarbeet Production and its Applicability to Turkish Sugarbeet Production. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

10/15/09 Corn Maturity Assessment across the State: How bad is it? Minot Daily News, Minot, ND.

10/01/09 September climate summary released.

09/09 Publication: DeSutter, T., D. Franzen, F. Casey, D. Hopkins, B. Saini-Eidukat, A. Akyüz, and V. Jyoti. 2009. Distribution of total mercury in North Dakota soils. In Annual meeting abstracts [CD-ROM]. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.

09/30/09 High Density Precipitation Network Establishment in North Dakota. Green-bag Lunch Presentation. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

09/30/09 Climate Change Research Progress Report to USDA.

09/25/09 Climate Change Energy and National Security Roundtable. Fargo, ND.

09/25/09 News release - What are Cold-Air Funnels?

09/24/09 Tornado Information and Safety. Hands-on Demonstration of Tornado Formation. 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Expo. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

09/24/09 Badh, A., F. A, Akyüz, G. Vocke, B. Mullins. 2009: Fluctuations in the Length of Growing Season in North Dakota. North Dakota EPSCOR State Conference. Fargo, ND.

09/18/09 North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Application in Sugarbeet Production. Turkish Sugarbeet Delegation vs. NDSU Interaction Meeting. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

09/16/09 Corn Growth Stage in Fargo and Jamestown and Comparison with Last Year and 2004. Jamestown Sun. Jamestown, ND.

09/16/09 North Dakota Quarterly Bulletin - Summer 2009.

09/09/09 High Density Precipitation Network Usage in North Dakota. Grand Forks Herald. Grand Forks, ND.

09/08/09 Minot Thunderstorm Event of September 7 and its impact on Local Agriculture. Minot Daily News. Minot, ND.

09/03/09 North Dakota August Climate Summary released.

09/01/09 Meteorological Measurements in Hydrological Application. Guest Lecture. Hydrology 477/677. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

08/28/09 Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network in North Dakota. How does the network help North Dakota Farmers? KFYR and KBMR radio.

08/28/09 Corn Growth Stage based on NDAWN Corn Growing Degree Units and First Day of the Killing Frost Days in North Dakota. KFYR and KBMR Radio.

08/28/09 North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Application in Gardening. Master Gardener Workshop. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

08/06/09 Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network in North Dakota. Grand Forks Herald.

08/03/09 North Dakota July Climate Summary released.

08/03/09 Press release - Cool Weather Delays Corn Maturity

07/28/09 Climate Change Legislation, Environmental Stewardship vs. Global Warming, CO2 vs. Global Warming and Growing Season Length this year compared to 2004 in North Dakota. KQLX Radio.

07/28/09 Why is western ND more susceptible to Drought? How do we prepare? Associated Press.

07/27/09 Drought Conditions across the Region: Is it normal? Associated Press.

07/22/09 Frost Dates and Probabilities under the Current Conditions. Forum Newspaper. Fargo, ND.

07/17/09 Current ENSO Conditions. What does it mean for North Dakota? KVLY Valley-News TV. Fargo, ND.

07/14-15/09 Dr. Akyüz spoke at the Biomass 2009 Technical Workshop in the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND. His seminar is entitled "Climate Change Basics and Its Local Implication in the Northern Plains."

07/07/09 through 07/10/09 Synopsis of the Great Flood of 2009 in the Red River Valley of the North. American Association of State Climatologists Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, MI.

07/06/09 through 07/07/09 Impact of Climate and Soil on Crop Selection. NC1018 Multistate Research Fund Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, MI.

06/26/09 Climate Change and Flood Risk. KVLY Valley-News Fargo, ND.

06/25/09 Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network in North Dakota. Assisting NWS in Flood Warnings. Prairie Public Radio. Fargo, ND.

06/23/09 Outreach in Education: How do Tornados form? Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) for kids Summer Enrichment Program. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

06/23/09 Outreach in Education: What is Coriolis force and what its Implications on Earth's Climate? Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM) for kids Summer Enrichment Program. NDSU, Fargo, ND.

06/18/09 Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. What did the Interagency find? KFGO 790 AM Radio. Fargo, ND.

06/03/09 May Climate Assessment. KVLY Valley-News TV. Fargo, ND.

06/01/09 Dr. Akyüz spoke at the opening ceremony of Summer Camp for Tribal College Students, Faculty and High School Teachers June 1-12, 2009. The opening ceremony will be held at the Alumni Center Atrium, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Dr. Akyüz spoke at 3:00 PM on the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network.

05/20-22/09 Dr. Akyüz attended the "Managing and Utilizing Precipitation Observations from Volunteer Networks". Conference at Estes Park, Colorado.

05/08/09 Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network usage in North Dakota. WDAY Radio. Fargo, ND.

05/08/09 Press Release: Use Helmets When Taking Shelter From Tornados.

05/06/09 Press Release: The services of the North Dakota State Climate Office were acknowledged at a subcommittee hearing on Energy and Environment in the US House of Representatives on May 5, 2009. Full written testimony.

05/04/09 Outreach in Education: Tornado Formation and Safety: Helmet use in shelters. First Grade Elementary. Kennedy Elementary School. Fargo, ND.

05/03/09 April Climate Summary released.

04/30/09 Presentation by Dr. Akyüz. Variations in the last day of spring frost, first day of fall frost and growing season length in North Dakota. North Dakota Academy of Science Conference. Fargo, ND.

04/14/09 Flood Warning for the Entire State: How Rare is it? KNOX Radio AM 1310. Grand Forks, ND.

04/09/09 Flood Impact. Valley-News, KVLY TV. Fargo, ND.

04/09 Badh, A., A. Akyüz, G. Vocke, B. Mullins, 2009: Variations in the last day of spring frost, first day of fall frost and growing season length in North Dakota. Proceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science. Vol 63, pp 39, 2009.

04/06/09 Flood of 2009. Are we out of the woods? Forum.

04/03/09 Flood Impact on North Dakota's Agriculture. Farm and Ranch Guide.

04/03/09 March Climate Summary released.

04/01/09 Flood Update. Minneapolis Star Tribune.

03/31/09 Flood Update. Minneapolis Star Tribune.

03/27/09 Cold Air Impact on the Flood: Is it desirable? CBS News.

03/26/09 Flood Update. Minneapolis Star Tribune.

03/25/09 Prelude to Flood of 2009. Prairie Public Radio.

03/25/09 Flood of 2009. CBS News.

03/25/09 Flood Conditions in the Red River Valley. Minneapolis Star Tribune.

03/25/09 Flood Update. Bloomberg News, Chicago.

03/23/09 Flood Conditions in the Red River Valley. 890AM KQLX Farm Talk Show (Live).

03/18/09 and 03/19/09 NDAWN booth at the 47th Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargo Dome in Fargo, ND. All are Welcome.

03/13/09 Winter 2008-2009 Quarterly Climate Bulletin now available.

03/03/09 February Climate Summary released.

03/09 Spring Flooding in Devils Lake and RRV/Drought Conditions in Western ND. Farm and Ranch Guide Magazine.

02/19/09 Dr. Akyüz presentation on Corn Application of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network. Corn Seminar. Oakes, ND.

02/11/09 What are the implications of Sundogs, Halos, and Sun-Pillars? Valley News Live. KVLY TV. Fargo, ND.

02/13/09 Dr. Akyüz presentation on North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Impact on North Dakota's Agricultural Commodities at the Best of the Best in Wheat Research. Bismarck, ND.

02/11/09 Upcoming Seasonal Forecast. Grand Forks Herald.

02/11/09 NDAWN booth at the 2009 CornVention. Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND.

02/10/09 Dr. Akyüz presentation on North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Applications in North Dakota at the 2009 Northern Soybean Expo. Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND.

02/10/09 Spring and Summer 2009 Forecast and NDAWN Status. Agweek Magazine.

02/09/09 Outreach in Education: Severe Weather Safety. K-4 Science Fair. Kennedy Elementary School. Fargo, ND.

02/02/09 Outreach in Education: Climate Change: Signs, Science and Solutions from Global to Local Perspectives. National Teach-In. NDSU, Fargo.

01/09/09 through 01/11/09 North Dakota State University Doctoral Graduate student Ambika Badh will be presenting a paper at the International Conference on Climate Change-Impact and Responses in Pune, India on the 9th to the 11th of January 2009 entitled Impact of climate change on the growing seasons in select cities of North Dakota, United States of America (A Badh , A Akyüz, G Vocke and B Mullins, 2008).

01/16/09 Drought History in North Dakota. Associated Press.

01/15/09 December Climate Synopsis. Harvey Herald Press. Harvey, ND.

01/13/09 through 01/14/09 Dr. Akyüz presentation titled Agricultural Applications of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network. 31st National Sunflower Association Research Forum. Fargo, ND.

01/14/09 Flood potential in Red River Valley. Spectrum. Fargo, ND.

01/14/09 NDAWN booth at the 5th Annual Career Marketplace located in Bismarck Civic Center, Bismarck, ND. All are Welcome.

01/09/09 Record-breaking December snowfall in Fargo and Grand Forks. Should we worry about a spring flood? Prairie Public Radio with Daniel Webster. Fargo, ND.

01/07/09 and 01/08/09 High Plains Regional Climate Center State Climatologist meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska.

01/05/09 Moisture Conditions across the State. Forum Newspaper. Fargo, ND.