Lecture: “Reading the Glass” by Elliot Rappaport

Reading the Glass by Elliot Rappaport 9780593185056

Reading the Glass: A Captain’s View of Weather, Water, and Life on Ships What’s in a cloud? Did you know that water vapor is invisible and actually lighter than dry air? What separates a tropical storm from a winter blizzard? And what exactly is El Niño? Elliot Rappaport, a professional captain of traditional sailing ships, […]

Lecture: “Building RELIANCE” by Sandy Lee

000_1610 RELIANCE Model – by Evelyn Ansel- Web

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Lecture: “Winds of Change: Mining Climate Clues from our Whaling Past” by C. Ummenhofer & T.D. Walker

The research team on a “field trip” to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, which holds several hundred whaling logbooks in its archives. From left to right: Justin Buchli, Caroline Ummenhofer, Cali Pfleger, Sujata Murty, Abigail Field, and Timothy Walker. (Photo courtesy of New Bedford Whaling Museum)

Winds of change:  Mining climate clues from our whaling past by Caroline C. Ummenhofer1 and Timothy D. Walker2 1Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA; 2Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, USA Bringing together oceanographer Dr. Caroline Ummenhofer from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Dr. Timothy Walker, Professor […]