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2013 Noble Lectures - "Five Tons a Year: Carbon dioxide in the Anthropocene"

Dr. Paul Wennberg
Dr. Paul Wennberg
April 23 to 26, 2013

The 2013 Noble Lectures will be given by Dr. Paul Wennberg, from the California Institute of Technology


Lecture Schedule

The lectures will be given the week of April 23rd, with a special Physics Colloquium on Tuesday, April 23. The Special Colloquium will take place in the Bahen Centre, room 1180

The next 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 four lectures will be one hour.

Five Tons a Year: Carbon dioxide in the Anthropocene

4:10pm Tuesday, April 23rd, Bahen Centre, room 1180 (Special Physics Colloquium)
A reception will be held following the colloquium in the McLennan Physics Building, room MP 110.

Column observations of greenhouse gases using Fourier transform spectrometers 

11 am Wednesday, April 24th, KP 108

Large-scale eddy-covariance measurements of the north-south flux of CO2 

11 am Thursday, April 25th, KP 108

On the oxidation of volatile organic compounds emitted from the biosphere

11 am Friday, April 26th, KP 108


Previous Noble Lectures

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.