"EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS" with Kerry Emanuel
|Camden Public Library|
|55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04915|
|Dec 19, 2013|
|7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
Atmospheric Scientist, Kerry Emanuel, will share his knowledge of climate change and its impact on weather, particularly extreme weather events, on Thursday, December 19 at the Camden Public Library from 7:00-8:30 PM. This event is free and open to all.
Dr. Kerry Emanuel is the Cecil and Ida Green professor of atmospheric science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has been on the faculty since 1981, after spending three years on the faculty of UCLA. Professor Emanuel’s research interests focus on tropical meteorology and climate, with a specialty in hurricane physics. His interests also include cumulus convection, and advanced methods of sampling the atmosphere in aid of numerical weather prediction. He is the author or co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and two books, including Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes, published by Oxford University Press and aimed at a general audience, and What We Know about Climate Change, published by the MIT Press.
This presentation is hosted by the Camden Public Library and offered as a free community event in in anticipation of the 27th Annual Camden Conference: The Global Politics of Food and Water, February 21-23, 2014.