Speaker: Dr. S. George Philander

Affiliation: Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University

Seminar Title: The Hedgehog and the Fox:  A Nelson Mandela perspective on GLOBAL WARMING, who will also be receiving the first USF Honorary Degree of Doctor of Marine Science on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6:00 PM Graduate Commencement in Tampa.

When: May 6, 2016 3:00pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Dr. Robert Weisberg

Prior to the seminar in the same room at 2:00 PM there will be a book signing of his recent book, "Our Affair with El Nino," published by the Princeton University Press.  

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A member of the National Academy of Sciences; providing seminal contributions explaining a broad range of Earth climate phenomena from the annual cycle, to inter-annual and multi-decadal climate variations, to the ice ages, all in relation to the coupling between the ocean and atmosphere; and his singularly courageous and unselfish education and outreach initiative to underprivileged students in this country of birth, South Africa. "Rarely is there an individual with a career record that encompasses the purposes, values and ideals of USF so completely."