Dr. Anand Sharma, Director IMD, Dehradun a visiting faculty to Uttaranchal University, delivered a special lecture on 1 Sep 2014 to students of Agriculture and Forestry. He dealt in detail on solar radiations incident on earth surface that regulate all the weather phenomena, including wind direction, temperature, different seasons, vegetations and other forms of life. He explained the albedo phenomena of different conditions of earth surface, the formation of trade winds, monsoon and average global circulation of atmosphere. He also elucidated the types and occurrence of green house gases that cause rising of earth surface.
Dr. Sharma held in an interactive session with the students who showed great interest in his lecture and asked questions about various climatic changes, weather phenomenon etc