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Barry Keim, State Climatologist (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-06

Duration: 00:28:30

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Keim, Barry D., 1963- | Climatologists | Weather forecasting | Hurricanes | Environment


  • Keim, Barry Speaker


A speech by Barry Keim before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 6, 2011. Keim is the Louisiana State Climatologist. He discusses: the forecast for increased activity during the upcoming 2011 hurricane season; reasons for the increased activity, including storms in Africa, increased sea surface temperatures, and La Niña; his development of a storm surge database; and Atlantic multidecadal oscillation patterns.