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Crafoord days, Prize lecture in Geosciences

crafoord prize
Seminar
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award the 2018 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences to Syukuro Manabe, Princeton University, USA and Susan Solomon, MIT, USA, “for fundamental contributions to understanding the role of atmospheric trace gases in Earth’s climate system”. Syukuro Manabe and Susan Solomon have played dominant roles in climate research. They are being rewarded with Sweden’s Crafoord Prize in Geosciences 2018, worth six million kronor, for contributing decisive knowledge to aid in combatting of one of our time’s greatest global challenges.

Last date for registration: 14 May 2018

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09.30 Welcome remarks - Svante Björck (Chair), the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09.35 Introduction of the Crafoord Laureates Martin Jakobsson, Member of the Prize Committee, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09.45 Role of Greenhouse Gas in Climate Change Syukuro Manabe, Crafoord Laureate 2018, Princeton University, USA

10.15 Questions from the auditorium

10.25 Meeting The Challenges of the Antarctic Ozone Hole: A Global Science and Policy Success Story Susan Solomon, Crafoord Laureate 2018, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

10.55 Questions from the auditorium

11.05 Break with refreshments

11.35 Panel discussion and questions from the auditorium Syukuro Manabe, Princeton University, USA, Susan Solomon, MIT, USA, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Martin Jakobsson, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Birgitta Svenningsson, Lund University, Sweden

12.20 Closing remarks - Svante Björck (Chair), the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

12.25 Lunch is served outside the lecture hall and is included for registered participants

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants. Please state eventual food preferences or allergies in the registration form.

The lectures will be webcast live at www.kva.se and later published www.kva.se/video and www.crafoordprize.se

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Time: 
22 May 2018 09:30 to 12:30
Location: 
Skissernas Museum, Finngatan 2, Lund

About the event

Time: 
22 May 2018 09:30 to 12:30
Location: 
Skissernas Museum, Finngatan 2, Lund