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For Release: Oct. 25, 1995
NOTE TO EDITORS: 95-98N
NEW DISCOVERIES, COOPERATIVE RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL HYDROLOGY AND CLIMATE CENTERS FIRST YEAR
Research activities and scientific discoveries will be topics of local media briefings Thursday marking the the first anniversary of the Marshall Space Flight Centers Global Hydrology and Climate Center in Huntsville, Ala.
The briefings will take place at the Hydrology and Climate Center between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Media will have an opportunity to talk to researchers about important discoveries in wide variety of scientific fields, including the formation of tornadoes, modeling of global climate and regional hydrologic studies. Researchers will provide an overview of major activities of the center and discuss current and potential applications of their research. Also, media will have the opportunity to talk to Climate Center Director Ron Greenwood about the continuing role of the cooperative research center in the study of the global hydrologic cycle.
An overview by Greenwood will begin at 11 a.m. and will be followed by briefings on specific research topics. The Global Hydrology and Climate Center is situated at 977 Explorer Blvd. in Huntsvilles Cummings Research Park West.
The center is jointly operated through a cooperative agreement between Marshall Center in Huntsville, Ala., the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the Universities Space Research Association.
For additional information call Steve Roy at the Spacelab News Center at 544-6381 or 544-6382.