The Daily Campus asked Professor Xiusheng Yang if Connecticut winters have been changing over the past few years. He said that there is not yet enough data to support the development of any kind of precipitation pattern. Yang is on the faculty of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment and director of the Connecticut State Climate Center. See also a subsequent The Daily Campus article.
UConn Today reported that Indrajeet Chaubey was named as the new dean of CAHNR, the director of the Connecticut Cooperative Extension System and the director of the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. Chaubey comes to UConn from Purdue University, and his start date is March 1.
UConn Today included an article about taking soil and sediment core samples of Horsebarn Hill to study the history of the geologic layers.
By Patsy Evans