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Cropper--Shirley T. (Earth Science Faculty)

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1 Dog day afternoon -- not a movie, but a weather related phenomenon.
Public Relations News Release 1988:558, p.1
7/17/1989 Shirley Cropper, says dog days are an ancient explanation for long periods of dry weather. July 3 to August 15 is recognized as dog days because of the astronomical configuration of the dog star Sirius, which rises during this period.
2 Will lightning strike the same place twice? Weather experts says yes.
Public Relations News Release 1988:553, p.1
7/10/1989 Shirley Cropper, says while many of the safety tips associated with lightning seem like common sense, people don't take them seriously as they should. Lightning can strike just about anywhere.
3 Tornado preparation.
Public Relations News Release 1988:514, p.1
6/5/1989 Shirley Cropper says that it is wise to have a plan of action because tornados often strike without much warning. This plan should begin with knowing the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning.
4 'Wildlife Trekking Safari to Kenya' topic of lecture at University of Northern Iowa Museum, Sunday (Feb. 12.)
Public Relations News Release 1988:288, p.1
2/7/1989 Shirley Cropper says presentation will provide audience with a feeling and flavor of Kenya featuring wildlife, people and the land.
5 Ag-belt to Canada, Iowa turns to dust: is the greenhouse effect?
Public Relations News Release 1988:479, p.1
6/23/1988 Shirley Cropper says while there's still a long way to go before the agriculture belt migrates north to Canada and Iowa become Oklahoma- like dust bowl, this summer's drought is representative of what a "Greenhouse Effect" might be like.
6 Just hearing 'wind-chill factor' is enough to chill an Iowan's spine
Public Relations News Release 1987:194, p.1
1/5/1988 Shirley Cropper explains the origin and measurement of wind-chill factor.
7 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:405, p.1
6/16/1987 Mary Franken examines child care services. Shirley Cropper speaks on Tornado Alley, and summer storms. Donald Sussman explains the various types athletic shoes. Mary Bozik explains the need for listening skills. Key Lee speaks on family activities.
8 Weather or not is the question
Public Relations News Release 1986:462, p.1
6/17/1986 Shirley Cropper's summer course teaches what weather is made of and how it develops, how to interpret weather maps and weather data, and how to do forecasting for daily weather.
9 Are these classes an 'easy A'
Clarken--Michelle (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 77:23, p.5
11/25/1980 A look a several popular classes on campus.
10 College Of Natural Science Honoraries
Old Gold 0:0, p.45
6/1/1979 List of honoraries from the College of Natural Science;
11 Earth Science
Old Gold 0:0, p.41
6/1/1979 The Department of Earth Science offers classes in: astronomy, earth science education, environmental studies, geology, meteorology, and planetarium education; field work has become an integral part of the earth science department's courses; photo.

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