Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 14:00
Article Content: 

Researchers in a Weather Ready Nation: Integrating Across Sectors

Who: Tanja Fransen; National Weather Service, Glasgow Weather Forecast Office

When: Wednesday, April 10; 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Barnard Hall 126 (MSU Campus) or watch live at https://zoom.us/j/283795654

What: As part of the Institute on Ecosystems' Rough Cut Science seminar series, Tanja Fransen will give a talk titled "Researchers in a Weather Ready Nation: Integrating Across Sectors" on Wednesday, April 10 at noon in Barnard Hall 126. Tanja Fransen is the Meteorologist-in-Charge with the NOAA/National Weather Service's Glasgow Weather Forecast Office which provides weather, water, and climate services to northeast Montana. She was the Warning Coordination Meteorologist there for 15 years prior to her current role, where she built relationships across government, the private sector, academia and media, and created outreach. Fransen has served on the NOAA Education Council and the NWS Networking and Mentoring Committee and currently serves on the council of the American Meteorological Society. She received a B.S. in Earth Sciences: Meteorology from the University of Northern Colorado in 1995.