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14 December 2010
Lessons from a year of disasters
Meteorologist Julia Slingo spent her birthday recounting the lessons of what had to be one of the more eventful years of her life. Slingo, the Chief Scientist for the UK’s Meteorology (Met) Office spoke to a Monday evening audience at the Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture, session U15A-01.“I was just getting over Climate-gate,” she said, “when all of a sudden Eyjafjallajokull went up, and it’s impact was massive. That was the first of them.”