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2019 Noble Lectures - "The Large-Scale Structure of Atmospheres and Oceans"

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The 2019 Noble Lectures will be given by Prof. Geoffrey Vallis, from Department of Mathematics at the University of Exeter. 

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Lecture Schedule

These lectures are intended for a wide audience. The special colloquium and the following four lectures will be held in McLennan Physical Laboratories, the special colloquium in room MP102, and the four lectures in room MP134. Refreshments will be served half an hour prior to the start of each lecture in the lobby, just outside the lecture room. All lectures will be one hour.

Prof. Geoffrey Vallis
Prof. Geoffrey Vallis

Special Colloquium:

Monday, April 22, 2019, 4:00 pm, Room MP102

"Certain and Uncertain Responses of the Atmosphere to Global Warming" 

Reception to follow in MP110


Tuesday, April 23, 11:00 am, MP134
Atmospheres 1: Radiation, Gravity and Tropopauses.
Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 am, MP134
Atmospheres 2: Rotation, Hadley Cells and Jets.
Thursday, April 25, 11:00 am, MP134
Oceans: Winds, Geometry and Overturning Circulations.

Friday, April 26, 11:00 am, MP134
Oceans and Atmospheres: Problems and Speculations.

Previous Noble Lectures

2017: Prof. Peter Haynes   Topics in troposphere-stratosphere coupling 
2015: Dr. Pieternel Levelt   Satellite Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Composition
2014: Dr. Peter Rhines   Dynamics and Climate Change in the Subpolar Oceans and Atmosphere
2013: Dr. Paul Wennberg   Remote Sensing Measurements of Greenhouse Gases 
2012: Dr. Isaac Held   General Circulation of the Atmosphere
2011: Prof. Anne M. Thompson    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics through the Lens of Ozone 
2010: Prof. Raymond T. Pierrehumbert    New Worlds, New Climates
2009: Dr. Kelly Chance   The Physics of Atmospheric Gas Measurements
2008: Prof. J. Michael Wallace   The Global Atmosphere in Motion
2007: Dr. John P. Burrows   Atmospheric Chemistry and the Remote Sensing of the Global Atmosphere
2006: Dr. Syukuro Manabe  
2005: Prof. Michael McIntyre  
2004: Dr. Guy Brasseur  
2003: Prof. Clive Rodgers  

The Noble Lectures are made possible by the generous support of the Reginald and Muriel Noble Fund.