Please join us for a presentation on climate science by Dr. Marco Tedesco from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University on Thursday, April 19th from 6-9pm at UH Law Center. Dr. Tedesco's lecture is titled: "Melting ice sheets and sea level rise: processes, estimates and future projections". Reception with food and refreshments to follow the lecture.
The event is jointly hosted by the Columbia Alumni Association Houston and The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center at UH Law Center.
The admission is free but space is limited, please sign up to save your spot today!
More information about Dr. Tedesco:
Dr. Tedesco is Research Professor at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of the Columbia University and Adjunct Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS). He received his Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University ‘Federico II’ in Napoli, Italy in 1999 and his PhD in Physics/Environmental Modeling in 2003 from the Institute of Applied Physics ‘Carrara’ in Firenze, Italy. In 2000 he was a visiting student at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and in 2002 he was a visiting scientist at the Helsinki University of Technology. In 2003 Dr. Tedesco moved to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center as a Research Associate. In 2008, Prof. Tedesco joined the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the City College of New York. Between February 2013 and June 2016, Dr. Tedesco served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Tedesco’s research interests concern remote sensing of the cryosphere, regional climate modeling of the Polar Regions, high-latitude fieldwor, sea level rise and the impact of climate change on economics.