Understanding and Modeling the Earth's Climate
A symposium in honor of Isaac Held
October 29-31, 2018

Princeton, New Jersey


This three-day symposium will foster scientific exchange at the interface of atmospheric and climate dynamics, celebrating Isaac's seminal contributions in advancing our understanding of the Earth's climate. A set of invited talks will provide the broad context for discussions and poster sessions that will address Isaac's core interests which include atmospheric general circulation, teleconnections, dynamical insights on climate change, geophysical turbulence, and tropical dynamics.


Monday October 29, 2018 - Wednesday October 31, 2018


The symposium will be held in the Frick Chemistry Lab/Taylor Auditorium, Princeton, New Jersey (Map).

Hotel Shuttle Information

Oct. 29 - 8:10AM From Hyatt to venue. 5:30PM From venue to Hyatt.

Oct. 30 - 8:10AM From Hyatt to venue. 7:45PM From venue to Hyatt.


Registration is closed.

Student Support

A limited number of travel scholarships are available to partially fund graduate and undergraduate students and early career scientists to attend the symposium. Applications must be received before the deadline for scholarship consideration.

Logistical and financial support generously provided by: Princeton University's Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Program and the National Science Foundation.