Prof. Joyce Penner has been selected to deliver the annual Jacob Bjerknes Lecture at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2021 Fall Meeting in New Orleans.
The lecture is scheduled to take place this coming Tuesday, Dec. 14, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. EST, (8:30 – 9:30 a.m. CST).
A21G, Convention Center – La Nouvelle Orleans AB
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA
The Jacob Bjerknes Lecture was established in 1993 to honor the life of Jacob Aall Bonnevie Bjerknes (1897-1975) and his work in developing the basic theory of fronts, cyclogenesis, weather prediction, and creating quantitative models for forecasting. The lecture is presented annually to a scientist who has made a major scientific impact in advancing the basic understanding of the atmosphere and Earth’s climate.
The Bjerknes Lecture is also a part of the Bowie Lecture Series, established in1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, AGU’s highest honor.
Congratulations, Prof. Penner!