YCEI Speaker Series: Upcoming
Each academic year, the Yale Climate and Energy Institute organizes a series of lectures by visiting experts on a broad range of topics in climate and energy. Presentations for the coming year include:
01/27/2014 - 12:00pm | Greg McFarquhar: Topics in Atmospheric Science
Greg McFarquhar, of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences from University of Illinois University at Urbana-Champaign, will speak about his research efforts, which include:
1) how clouds affect the transmission of radiation through the atmosphere;
2) how clouds and their impacts are represented in climate and weather models;
3) how cloud processes affect hurricane evolution; and
4) how anthropogenic aerosols affect clouds and Earth’s energy and water cycle.
04/07/2014 - 2:00pm | Isotopes and Early Hominin Environments in the Turkana Basin, Kenya
Thure Cerling; University of Utah
Details on Dr. Cerling’s talk are pending.
As a recent inductee to the National Academy of Sciences, his career was recently profiled by Philip Downey in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: