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AGCI Workshop Participation
August 04, 2013 to August 09, 2013
Gavin Schmidt is a climate modeller and deputy director at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. He works on developing and improving coupled climate models in order to understand past, present and future climate change. He received a BA (Hons) in Mathematics from Oxford University and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from University College London. He has worked on Education and Outreach with the American Museum of Natural History, the College de France and the New York Academy of Sciences and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications. He is the co-author with Josh Wolfe of Climate Change: Picturing the Science (W. W. Norton, 2009), a collaboration between climate scientists and photographers. He was awarded the inaugural AGU Climate Communications Prize in 2011.
AGCI has become an intellectual proving ground, a ferment for new ideas and concepts, and a place where the different disciplines actually talk, and progress. Hal Harvey
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The Aspen Global Change Institute has been the most prominent place for developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary dialogues between scientists and practitioners.Guy Brasseur
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. R. Buckminster Fuller