American Meteorological Society's NYC/Long Island Chapter Seminars
at Columbia University, Sponsored by Columbia University's Fu Foundation
School of Engineering and Applied Science presents:
Climate Scientist and Deputy Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
October 24, 2013, 7:00pm, Columbia University, Davis Auditorium, 412 Schapiro Center
"What are climate models good for?"
Bio: Gavin Schmidt is a climate scientist and deputy director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, where he studies past, present, and future climates. Schmidt was cited by Scientific American as one of the 50 leading researchers of 2004 and has been a contributing author and reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He is a co-founder and contributing editor of RealClimate.org, which provides context and background on climate science issues that are missing in popular media coverage. He co-authored "Climate Change: Picturing the Science" published by W. W. Norton in 2009 and was the inaugural recipient of the AGU Climate Communications Prize in 2011. He tweets at @ClimateOfGavin