Snow, a Brief Biography

Code: SL51015

Dates: January 24, 2020

Meets: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $42.00

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Learn why the New World climate was so different from that of the Old World, and why the American colonists were shocked by the ferocity of winter storms. Proceed to histories of snow science, snow-removal, snow-making, our love-loathing relationship with snow, and the future of snow in a changing climate. Along the way, explore why it is that you can't trust snow forecasts.

Notes:

This program is part of the Smart Lunch series. Lunch is included. SCHEDULE: 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch; 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM - Program Copies of "Snow: A History of the World's Most Fascinating Flake" will be available for purchase at the program (cash only).
Fee: $42.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Anthony Wood

In more than thirty years as a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Anthony R. Wood has written on many and varied subjects, including taxes, coastal development, and the Gulf Stream. He is currently the policy and solutions editor at Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com. His specialties, however, have been climate and weather. He has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize four times and won numerous awards, including a National Association of Science Writers award for a newspaper series and a Society of Professional Journalists award for environmental writing. He writes frequently about weather, and his weather columns have long been a popular philly.com feature. Anthony also worked for several years for United Press International in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and New York as an editor/writer. Anthony grew up in beautiful downtown Chester, Pa., and lives in Wayne with his wife, Laura, and no pets that he's aware of. He and Laura have two sons (30 and 25), off making their own lives.

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