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Second Time Around

CAFNR professor completes his second tenure in Russia as a Fulbright Scholar

Father-daughter teamwork. That’s what it took to navigate the streets of Belgorod, Russia, in the fall of 2014. When they combined their linguistic powers, Tony Lupo and his daughter Mary were able to form – in the words of the younger Lupo – “an almost fluent person.” “I think what made us able to get along while we were there…

A Global Weather Partnership

Missouri and Russian scientists partner to study atmospheric blocking

University of Missouri atmospheric science researchers will team with their counterparts at the A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in a three million Russian ruble project to study the phenomena of atmospheric blocking.

Understanding a Weather Stop Sign in the Sky

An MU-Russia team partners to determine how a warming climate may influence atmospheric blocking

In December and January, a lingering snowy and cold snap engulfed much of America. While previous storms steadily moved over the country and out to sea, leaving moderate weather behind, this period of harsh winter weather came and stayed for weeks and plunged as far south as Texas. The frigid and stagnant weather pattern confused many, but it didn’t surprise…