Monday, April 3, 2023
MIT’s Wong Auditorium, Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Building E51, Cambridge, MA 02139
6:00 PM Social/Registration; 7:00 - 8:30 PM Presentation
This lecture will also be available to view remotely
Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor, MIT
Brendan M. Harley, ScD, PH, CEng
Senior Vice President, CDM Smith
Rafael Bras, PhD
K. Harrison Brown Family Chair, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Late MIT professor Peter S. Eagleson (1928-2021) is widely recognized as one of the founders of modern hydrologic science. Eagleson is remembered for creating an enduring, interdisciplinary paradigm for describing the dynamics of hydrologic processes and their role in the global climate system. His concepts continue to inform the modern study of global-scale hydrologic processes and established many of the foundational scientific principles of today’s atmospheric and climate modeling. He also advanced a new paradigm - now known as Ecohydrology – to study the dynamical links and co-evolution of vegetation and landscape water availability. Join three of Professor Eagleson’s former proteges at MIT as they describe some of the key contributions by Peter S. Eagleson and discuss how these contributions became the origins of modern hydrologic science.
Register By: Friday, March 31, 2023
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