Tyndall Lecture: GC43I. Successful Predictions (Video On-Demand)
6 Dec 2012 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm
Open to All
Global Environmental Change (GEC)
Presented by Raymond Pierrehumbert, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
The scientist selected to present this annual lecture, offers a historical perspective on global environmental change. The lecture is named in honor of John Tyndall, the physicist whose measurements in the late 1850s and early 1860s verified the importance of the greenhouse effect that had been proposed by Fourier in 1824. This lecture focuses on the development of the science underlying global environmental change and provide a historical perspective.