TORRO Autumn Conference 2014

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TORRO Autumn Conference 2014

Postby jonathan webb » 2014 Sep 24, 20:50

TORRO Autumn Conference
Saturday 18 October 2014
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP
GIBBS Building: Room G116

Please keep checking for any updates on programme details

The Tornado and Storm Research Organisation (TORRO) invites you to their Autumn Conference 2014 which also marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the organisation. Entry is free. All are welcome but advance registration is required. If you would like to attend please follow instructions below.

1030 Registration desk opens (Refreshment facilities nearby)

1100-1105 Welcome to the conference and introductions
1105-1115 TORRO 40th anniversary book: an update (Robert Doe, University of Liverpool)
1115-1200 Tornado Myths and Facts (Tony Gilbert, TORRO, Gosport)
1200-1230 Tornadoes in the British Isles: an under-reporting framework and
Climatology (Kelsey Mulder, University of Manchester)
1230-1245 The Mesopod - Touchdown severe weather research Project (Richard Inskip, Touchdown/TORRO)
1245-1400 LUNCH AND INFORMAL WEATHER DISCUSSIONS (Basic refreshment facilities nearby)
An opportunity to talk to other participants and to show your weather-related photos and to make new contacts
TORRO EXHIBITION (inc posters)
1400-1450 Tornado occurrence and damage trends in Greece (Michalis Sioutas, ELGA-Meteorological Applications Centre, Greece)
1450-1530 Tornadoes of 25 October 2013; site surveys (Tim Prosser, TORRO, Doncaster)
1530-1600 Interpreting topographical influences on a tornado track in the United Kingdom (Robert Doe, University of Liverpool)
1600-1620 USA Storm chase 2014 (Images) (Paul Knightley, MeteoGroup UK/Head of TORRO)
1620-1630 Day summary, questions, Meeting closes 1630


Please email with your name and the name of any others who are attending with you
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