Oslo joint seminar in atmospheric, ocean and climate science, December 10
Speaker: John Marshall, MIT
Title: The ocean circulation on icy moons
John Marshall, MIT
John will discuss research directed at understanding oceans on planetary bodies containing liquid water encased by thick ice shells. The focus of attention will be Enceladus and Europa, ice-covered moons of Saturn and Jupiter respectively. What might their oceans look like and why?
What is the Joint Oslo Seminar (JOS):
Atmospheric and climate sciences have a stronghold in Oslo among the four institutions University of Oslo, the Meteorological Institute, CICERO and NILU. This joint seminar invites renowned international experts to contribute to an informal series of lectures, meant to create interaction with the Oslo atmospheric and climate science community on recent highlights and analysis in the field. All seminars will be held on Thursdays (Noon -1pm).