The Emergence of Atmospheric Science, 1930-1960

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday April 27, 2012
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Old CE Bldg, Room G10
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Contact

Wenda Bauchspies, School of History, Technology and Society

wenda.bauchspies@hts.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: James Fleming, Colby College will give a talk.

Full Summary: James Fleming, Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Colby College will give a talk.

James Fleming, Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Colby College will give a talk on "The Emergence of Atmospheric Science, 1930-1960".

Co-sponsored by the School of Economics, the School of History, Technology and Society and the School of Public Policy.

BIO SKETCH

James Rodger Fleming is a historian of science and technology and Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Colby College, Maine. His teaching bridges the sciences and the humanities, and his research interests involve the history of the geophysical sciences, especially meteorology and climate change.

Professor Fleming earned a B.S. in astronomy from Pennsylvania State University, an M.S. in atmospheric science from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University. In 2003 Professor Fleming was elected a Fellow of the AAAS "for pioneering studies on the history of meteorology and climate change and for the advancement of historical work within meteorological societies." He held the Charles A. Lindberg Chair in Aerospace History at the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution in 2005-06 and the AAAS Roger Revelle Fellowship in Global Stewardship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2006-07.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy, Green Buzz

Invited Audience
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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Atmospheric science, econ, Green Buzz, hts, James Fleming, LCC
Status
  • Created By: Carol Silvers
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 20, 2012 - 6:10am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm