BSUG 2.0 - October 19th


Climate Data - The Highs and Lows in Data Availability and Confidence

Target Audience:

Engineers, Architects, & Simulationists –

CEU/PDHs AVAILABLE for in-person attendees!

Date and Time:

Oct 19, 2016 – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. MT


UI - IDL Classroom – 306 S 6th St. Boise, ID


Remote Webinar or Live Presentation*

*FREE LUNCH provided to in-person attendees registered 24 hours in advance


The goal of the talk is to present an overview of climate and weather data, it’s availability and sources and a short discussion on the uncertainty associated with future projections.


Mel holds an Associates in Applied Science in Meteorology from the Community College of the Air Force, Bachelor of Science in Applied Meteorology from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Bachelor of Science in Geosciences: Hydrology emphasis from Boise State University and is currently working to finish his Ph.D. in Geosciences at Boise State University.

He currently works at Idaho Power Company as a Hydrometeorologist as part of the Resource Planning and Operations Group. His focus at Idaho Power and in his dissertation work is the examination of the climatic drivers of Southern Idaho’s Weather and developing forecast models for operational use with renewable resources and load generation requirements.