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Lots of snowfall is large for skiers, snowboarders, sledders and thirsty reservoirs. But excessively overmuch of the achromatic worldly presents a situation for gathering designers trying to support indoor wintertime dwellers safe.

How bash you physique homes, schools, bureau buildings and hospitals that volition safely withstand the value of snowfall loads?

“By collecting and analyzing LOTS of information and surviving with a small uncertainty,” says Utah State University statistician Brennan Bean.

Bean presents “Predicting Snowmageddon: Using Data Science to Design Against Disaster” astatine USU’s Science Unwrapped Friday astatine 7 p.m. Jan. 20 successful the Emert Auditorium, Room ESLC 130 of the Eccles Science Learning Center connected campus. Admission is escaped and each ages are welcome.

Hands-on learning activities led by USU pupil groups and assemblage volunteers, on with refreshments, travel Bean’s presentation. The speech volition besides beryllium livestreamed via AggieCast from the Science Unwrapped website.

Directions and parking accusation are disposable connected the program’s website.

Bean is the 4th talker successful Science Unwrapped’s 2022-23 “Ch-Ch-Changes” series, which explores the subject of alteration from antithetic technological disciplines.

“With a motion to the precocious philharmonic fable David Bowie, Science Unwrapped explores the subject of alteration — including melodramatic changes we spot successful our clime and environment, arsenic good arsenic a wide presumption of alteration from varied technological perspectives,” says Greg Podgorski, Science Unwrapped chair, subordinate dean successful the College of Science and prof successful the Department of Biology. “We’re looking guardant to proceeding Dr. Bean’s speech astir the powerfulness of information subject successful a changing climate.”

Established successful 2009, Science Unwrapped is simply a nationalist outreach programme of USU’s College of Science. Science Unwrapped talks are recorded and posted online for continued viewing convenience.

For much information, telephone 435-797-3517, sojourn the Science Unwrapped website oregon presumption the ‘Science Unwrapped astatine USU’ Facebook page and Twitter profile.