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REF NO.: 215

SUBJECT: Public lecture about how NASA studies climate change

DATE: May 16

Memorial University will host a public lecture on Wednesday, May 18, about how NASA studies climate change.

Dr. Richard Moore, an airborne atmospheric scientist at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA., will talk about how NASA studies the interaction between atmospheric aerosols and cloud formation, which are important for resolving key processes governing Earth’s radiation balance, air quality and climate.

The lecture will highlight one of the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study field campaigns that is one of a series of Earth expeditions currently being conducted to better understand our world, climate and how it is changing.

This Speaking of Engineering lecture series, hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be held on Wednesday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Engineering building’s Angus Bruneau Engineering Lecture Theatre, room EN-2006, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus. Admission is free. Free parking is available in lot 22. All are welcome. Reception to follow.


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