Mark Seeley to give lecture at Morningside College

Nov 07, 2017 • Religious Studies

Mark Seeley, a climatologist, meteorologist, professor, and Minnesota public media personality, will give a lecture on “Climate Change, Agriculture and Religion” at Morningside College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the UPS Auditorium in Lincoln Center, 3627 Peters Ave.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Seeley is a professor in the department of soil, water and climate at the University of Minnesota. In addition, as a climatologist and meteorologist for university extension, he manages the University of Minnesota Climate and Weather Education program.

Seeley has served as a weekly commentator on Minnesota Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” news program and has written the weekly newsletter “Minnesota WeatherTalk” since 1992. He also has helped Twin Cities Public Television produce award-winning documentaries on Minnesota’s most memorable weather events and on how climate change is affecting the state’s infrastructure and natural resources. 

Seeley is the author of the “Minnesota Weather Almanac.” He also co-authored “Voyageur Skies: Weather and the Wilderness in Minnesota’s National Park,” an award-winning book about the state’s only national park.

He has a Ph.D. in climatology from the University of Nebraska.