School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Jason Furtado Featured in Washington Post Article

School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Jason Furtado Featured in Washington Post Article

School of Meteorology Professor Dr. Jason Furtado was featured in an article that was published by the Washington Post, called “Scientists react to Earth’s warmest year: ‘We are heading into a new unknown’”. You can read the article here: Washington Post Article

Furtado spoke to the fact that warmer years could be leading to more extreme weather events.  We encourage all of our students and prospective students to read the articles our faculty members contribute to in order to learn the best ways of communicating scientific principles.

Jason Furtado is an Assistant Professor in the School of Meteorology. Jason has a B.S. in Meteorology and a B.S. in Mathematics from Lyndon State College, a M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His Ph.D. worked focused on quantifying uncertainties in Pacific decadal climate variability and working toward a new paradigm of understanding Pacific climate using multiple modes of oceanic and atmospheric variability.