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New APS Topical Group

Topical Group Organizers Meet

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Photo by Mary Catherine Adams


In December at APS headquarters in College Park, the organizing committee for the proposed new Topical Group on the Physics of Climate held a productive face-to-face meeting. It is expected that their proposal will be ready for consideration at the next APS Council meeting in April. Seated in the photo are (left to right): Judith Lean, Roger Cohen, Brad Marston, and Warren Warren. Standing are (left to right): Pierre Meystre, Bob Austin, and the Chair of the committee, Jerry Friedman, who expressed satisfaction with the meeting, commenting that “we have made excellent progress in establishing a new topical group.” Committee member James Brasseur was not present but participated by teleconference.