【“走向深海”系列讲座第4期】Susan Avery:同一个世界,同一片海洋
时间:2014年10月27日 16:06来源: 点击数:

时  间:11月1日(周六)上午9:00-11:00

地  点:北京大学图书馆北配楼报告厅

报告人:Susan Avery 博士(美国伍兹霍尔海洋研究所所长)



    Susan Avery 博士为大气物理学家,首位入主伍兹霍尔海洋研究所的女性科学家,主要从事大气环流和降水、气候变异、水资源、新型雷达遥感系统与遥感设备的发展等领域的研究工作。曾担任科罗拉多大学研究生院院长兼副校长(主管科研)、环境科学协作研究所所长等职务。

    Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI. Avery is first atmospheric scientist (and woman) to lead the Institution.

   Avery, who earned her doctorate in atmospheric science from the University of Illinois in 1978, has been a member of the faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder since 1982, most recently holding the academic rank of professor of electrical and computer engineering. She has participated in field expeditions in Greenland, Antarctica, and Australia, and she has a keen interest in scientific literacy and the role of science in public policy.

Avery is an atmospheric physicist with extensive experience as a leader within scientific institutions. She comes to WHOI from the University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB), where she was interim dean of the graduate school and vice chancellor for research. She previously served as director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), a 550-member collaborative institute between UCB and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Avery’s research interests include studies of atmospheric circulation and precipitation, climate variability, and water resources, and the development of new radar techniques and instruments for remote sensing.  



     伍兹霍尔海洋研究所是世界上最大的私立、非盈利性质的海洋工程教育研究机构。位于马萨诸塞州伍兹霍尔,英文名称为Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution。其前身是1888年在伍兹霍尔建立的海洋生物研究所。1927年由美国科学院海洋学委员会开始筹建海洋研究所,1930年成立。设有海洋生物学、海洋化学、海洋地质学和地球物理学、物理海洋学以及海洋工程 5个研究室。拥有 4个大型实验室、4艘研究船、“阿尔文”号潜水器、电子显微镜中心和计算中心等。


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