REF NO.: 132
|SUBJECT:||World weather expert to lecture at Memorial University|
|DATE:||March 12, 2013|
A public lecture on Newfoundland and Labradors favourite subject the weather will take place at Memorial University.
Dr. Gilbert Brunet, head of weather science at the Met Office, the United Kingdoms national weather service, will deliver a lecture titled The Mathematical Challenges of Earth-System and Weather Prediction on Tuesday, March 19.
Dr. Brunet will explore the significant applied mathematical challenges which remain to be met before acceptable meteorological and Earth-system forecasts can be produced worldwide from urban to planetary scale and all relevant time scales. This talk will present a historical perspective and outline some of the future challenges of this multi-scale and seamless prediction problem.
The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation (IIC-2001) on the St. Johns campus.
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