On June 11, 2012 The HistoryMakers, ScienceMakers & the National Academy of Sciences held A Night With Warren Washington As Interviewed By Ralph Cicerone, at the newly-renovated National Academy of Sciences' Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Dr. Warren Washington, National Medal of Science Laureate, was interviewed by Dr. Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, about his life and work in a program honoring his outstanding contributions. (Video 1 courtesy National Medal of Science YouTube Channel)
WARREN M. WASHINGTON
Warren M. Washington is an internationally recognized expert on atmospheric science and climate research. He specializes in computer modeling of Earth's climate. Currently, he is a senior scientist and Chief Scientist of the DOE/UCAR Cooperative Agreement at NCAR in the the Climate Change Research Section Section in the center's Climate and Global Dynamics Division. Over the years, Washington has published almost 200 papers in professional journals, garnered dozens of national and international awards, and served as a science advisor to former presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton.
RALPH J. CICERONE
Ralph J. Cicerone is an atmospheric scientist whose research in atmospheric chemistry and climate change has involved him in shaping science and environmental policy at the highest levels nationally and internationally. Cicerone is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. He has served as president of the American Geophysical Union, the world's largest society of earth scientists, and he received its James B. Macelwane Award in 1979 for outstanding contributions to geophysics. He has published about 100 refereed papers and 200 conference papers, and has presented invited testimony to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on a number of occasions.
A Night With Warren Washington as interviewed by Ralph Cicerone is a groundbreaking public television interview taped before a live audience at the National Academy of Sciences' Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Dr. Warren Washington, National Medal of Science Laureate, was interviewed by Dr. Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, about his life and work.
The HistoryMakers staff has created a finding aid for this event. View/Download below:
Warren Washington On The Kojo Nmamdi Show!
Warren Washington Article on NCAR Website: http://www2.ucar.edu/for-staff/update/coming-fall-night-warren-washington
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