Kevin E. Trenberth

17 - 20 November 2008

Kevin E. Trenberth

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Kevin is a leading climate scientist who heads the Climate Analysis Section at NCAR in Boulder and was a lead author of the 1995, 2001 and 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scientific Assessment of Climate Change. He is member of the Scientific Steering Group for the Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) program and served on the Joint Scientific Committee of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and he chairs the WCRP Observation and Assimilation Panel. His main research focus is climate dynamics and diagnostics on large multidecadal scales.

Dr. Trenberth's biography, research projects, publication list, etc. are on his web page


Click on PowerPoint Presentations to access all Kevin Trenberth's online presentations.

Listed below are links to PowerPoint Presentations related to Kevin Trenberth's Climate Center lectures.

1. Invited keynote speaker, 'The flow of energy through the Earth's climate system', workshop on "Variability of the Global Atmospheric Circulation During the Past 100 Years", 15-20 June 2008, Monte Verità, Switzerland.

Powerpoint presentation, pdf file.

Access the corresponding movie files (Windows Media player required): delFO_ac_1008_2x.wmv, doedt_rt_ac_1008_2x.wmv, fs_ac_1008_2x.wmv, net_fm1_ac_1008_2x.wmv, tediv_ac_1008_2x.wmv.

2. Invited keynote speaker in the American Geophysical Union's 2008 spring meeting in the Union session on "Understanding and Predicting Water and Energy Cycle Changes", on "Earth's changing energy and water cycles", 'Anticipated and Observed Trends in the Global Hydrological Cycle', Fort Lauderdale, FL, 28 May 2008.

Powerpoint presentation, pdf file



Lecture #1:  The Flow of Energy Through the Climate System I                                              

Monday, November 17 at 3pm, First Floor Seminar Room, The Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, LDEO Campus   

Reception: Monday, November 17 at 4pm in the Cafe Area (First Floor), The Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, LDEO Campus (all are welcome)

Lecture #2:  The Flow of Energy Through the Climate System II                                   

Wednesday, November 19 at 2pm in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, Armstrong Hall, GISS Campus

Special Instructions for admittance to GISS CAMPUS: please note that you must have your CU ID with you when you check in with the security guard and you must arrive by 1:50 PM in order for Dr. Allegra LeGrande to sign you in.

Lecture #3: The Global Water Cycle and Its Changes                                                    

Thursday, November 20 at 11am in the Monell Auditorium, IRI/LDEO Campus


Kevin Trenberth will be available for meetings at Lamont on Monday November 17th, at NASA-GISS or Morningside Campus on November 18th and 19th and at Lamont/IRI Thursday November 20th

If you like to meet with Kevin please contact Allegra LeGrande (212-678-5556) for GISS/Campus, Arthur Greene for IRI* (845-680 4436) or Beate Liepert for Lamont or general questions (845 365 8870).