Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 pm at Orcas Center’s Madrona Room
By Kathleen Lunde
The Orcas Island Public Library presents Dr. Cliff Mass, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University Of Washington speaking on the subject of global warming. Please join us for an interesting and timely program, as well as a question and answer session with the leading climatologist in our area.
Dr. Mass received his B.S. in Physics in 1974 from Cornell University, where he worked on Earth and Martian atmospheric modeling with the late Carl Sagan. After receiving his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences in 1978 from the University of Washington, he was an assistant professor at the University of Maryland from 1978 to 1981, and subsequently moved to the University of Washington where he is currently a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences.
Professor Mass’ specialties are weather prediction, numerical modeling, the influence of topography on weather systems, the structure and evolution of weather systems, and the weather of the western U.S. He is currently the lead scientist for the Northwest modeling consortium, a group of local, state, and Federal agencies building a cutting-edge weather prediction capacity for the region. He is the author of The Weather of the Pacific Northwest”and over 85 refereed papers, has served as editor for several professional journals, and is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
This program is brought to you by the Orcas Island Public Library, with additional funding provided by the Friends of the Orcas Island Library.
This program is free of charge. For more information, please contact Kathleen Lunde at the Library, 376-4985.