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2015 Noble Lectures - "Satellite Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Composition"

Pieternel Levelt
Pieternel Levelt
September 28 - October 2 2015

The 2015 Noble Lectures will be given by Pieternel Levelt, from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and University of Technology Delft (TUD).

Lecture Schedule

These lectures are intended for a wide audience. They will take place in the Bahen Center, room BA1170. 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 50 minutes.

Special Colloquium:
Thursday, October, 1, 2015, 4:10 pm, MP103

“Eye in the Sky: how satellites observe our changing atmosphere"

Reception to follow in Physics, Room MP110


Monday September 28, 4:10 pm, BA1170
Atmospheric Composition Monitoring: our societal challenges observed from space

Tuesday September 29, 4:10 pm, BA1170
An integral approach for atmospheric composition monitoring and forecasting: instruments, retrieval methods and data assimilation

Wednesday September 30, 4:10 pm, BA1170
OMI and TROMPOMI in historic perspective: from science requirements to operational data products

Friday October 2, 4:10 pm, BA1170
From scientific exploration to operational applications: Emission Inventories and Air Quality Forecasting

Previous Noble Lectures

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.