GC23N:
Tyndall History of Global Environmental Change Lecture


Session ID#: 9728

Session Description:
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.
Primary Conveners:  David M. Cairns, Texas A & M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
Conveners:  Rong Fu, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX, United States, Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ohio State University Main Campus, Department of Geography, Columbus, OH, United States and Ali H Omar, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States
Chairs:  Rong Fu, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX, United States, Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ohio State University Main Campus, Department of Geography, Columbus, OH, United States, Malcolm K Hughes, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States and Ali H Omar, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  David M. Cairns, Texas A & M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
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Introductory Remarks
Julie Brigham-Grette, UMass Amherst-Geosciences, Amherst, MA, United States and The Lake El'gygytgyn Science Team