Immediate: November 19, 2012
Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634
Nassau Community College Presents "Superstorm: The Science Behind Sandy"
Garden City, NY – The Nassau Community College Cultural Program will present the program "Superstorm: The Science Behind Sandy" on Tuesday, November 27 at 2:45 p.m. in Room F-123 of Building F. The program will be presented by NCC Physical Sciences Professor Richard Cohen.
During his presentation, Prof. Cohen will answer several questions about the nature of Hurricane Sandy and the circumstances that precipitated its occurrence. Among them are: What made Sandy so unique? Why was the hurricane as devastating as it was? Was this storm at all attributable to global warming? Prof. Cohen will also give a history of previous major weather events on Long Island.
For more information about "Superstorm: The Science Behind Sandy," which is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled, call 516.572.7148.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, part of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 24,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000- continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.