Hurricane Seminar Postponed By Hurricane

October 15, 2014

In what could be seen as an unfortunate irony, a seminar on hurricanes has been postponed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.

The RICS Hurricane presentation by visiting academics from Western Ontario and Dr. Mark Guishard from BIOS is postponed from Thursday [Oct 16] until Thursday 6th November.

The presentation was due to be on Hurricane simulation Models, wind tunnels & wind climate analysis in the design for storm loading on structures & buildings.

Both Dr. Eric Ho and Dr. Tom Mara were scheduled to speak. Dr. Mara is a Research Engineer at the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, while Dr. Ho is a Director at The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory and an Adjunct Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Western Ontario.

In addition, Bermuda’s Dr. Mark Guishard was scheduled to speak. A former director of the Bermuda Weather Service, he gained his PhD in Meteorology from Penn State University following research into Atlantic hurricanes and subtropical storms.

The presentation will now be held on Thursday 6th November.

For all our coverage of Tropical Storm Fay click here, for all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here, and for our live blog covering both Gonzalo and Fay click here.

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  1. yolo says:

    awesome headline!

  2. GTA says:

    Classic Headline!

  3. somuchless says:

    Should give them more of a reason to host the event. They’ll be right in it lol