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2014 Noble Lectures - "Dynamics of the Oceans and Atmosphere"

Peter Rhines
Peter Rhines
April 7 to 11, 2014

The 2014 Noble Lectures will be given by Peter Rhines, from the University of Washington.


Lecture Schedule

These lectures are intended for a wide audience. They will take place in the Koffler Institute, room KP108. 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.

Special Colloquium:
Wednesday, April, 9, 2014, 4:10 pm, KP108

“Dynamics and climate change in the subpolar oceans and atmosphere"

Reception to follow in Physics, Room MP110


Monday April 7, 11:00 am, KP108
Subpolar dynamics of circulation and climate: ocean warming and atmospheric blocking

Tuesday April 8, 11:00 am, KP108
Meridional ocean overturning circulations at high resolution: Seagliders and simulations

Thursday April 10, 11:00 am, KP108
Boundary currents and jets: the supernovae of oceans and atmosphere

Friday April 11, 11:00 am, KP108
Global energy and environment: human connections with the climate system


Previous Noble Lectures

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.