Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Principal Investigator, GISS ModelE Earth System Model
What He Studies
The variability of the climate (both its internal variability and how it responds to external drivers and forces), and how we can create models of climate change
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NASA named Gavin Schmidt, 46, to lead the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), one of the world’s top climate research institutions.
You can't understand climate change in pieces, says climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It's the whole, or it's nothing. In this illuminating talk, he explains how he studies the big picture of climate change with mesmerizing models that illustrate the endlessly complex interactions of small-scale environmental events.
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