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July 29, 2021

Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center scientists who study glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those…

June 24, 2021

Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe weather. The season typically ramps up during May and June, but severe weather so far in 2021 has been…

June 8, 2021

The warm sunshine coaxed Brood X cicadas into fully emerging in the past week in parts of Ohio. The 17-year periodical cicadas, with orange wing veins and reddish-brown eyes, are chorusing, which…

June 1, 2021

According to the FHB forecasting system (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu/), the risk for head scab is low across the state of Ohio for wheat flowering (anthesis) today, May 24, and over the next…

April 26, 2021

Ohio's Country Ag Journal advertises the Byrd Center's FARM (Field Application Resource Monitor).  With planting under way, a couple of reminders. Keep fertilizer application records to confirm…

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020

 

An Open Letter to Emergency Preparedness Planners and Public Health Practitioners in Ohio

Extreme heat is the #1 weather-related killer, particularly in urban…

March 20, 2020

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020 and working with College and University partners across the US, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy is coordinating the convening of hundreds of…

July 4, 2019

RSVP (go.osu.edu/climatesmart) for this Climate Smart event, Thursday July 18 at Der Dutchman in Plain City, Ohio. We will be discussing recent weather, trends, and building resilience to weather…

June 5, 2019

On June 4 and 5, 2019, the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (Byrd Center) hosted the inaugural Ohio Climate Services Summit. This summit brought together individuals from a variety of…