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2012 Noble Lectures - " General Circulation of the Atmosphere"

Dr. Isaac M. Held
Dr. Isaac M. Held
May 7 to 11 2012

The 2012 Noble Lectures will be given by Dr. Isaac Held, senior research scientist, GFDL and NOAA and Lecturer with rank of Professor at Princeton University.

 

Lecture Schedule

The lectures will be given the week of May 7th, with a special Physics Colloquium on Monday, May 7th. The focus of the lecture series will be on the dynamics of the atmosphere.

Lectures will take place in the Koffler Institute, room KP 108. Refreshments will be served half an hour prior to the start of each lecture in the lobby, just outside the lecture room. All five lectures will be one hour.

Hurricanes and Climate Change

4pm Monday May 7th, KP 108 (Special Physics Colloquium)
A reception will be held following the colloquium in the McLennan Physics Building, room MP 110.

Time Scales of Global Warming

11 am Tuesday May 8th, KP 108

Problems in the Theory of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere: Part 1

11 am Wednesday May 9th, KP 108

 

Problems in the Theory of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere: Part 2

11 am Thursday May 10th, KP 108

 

Problems in the Theory of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere: Part 3

11 am Friday May 11th, KP 108

 

Previous Noble Lectures

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.