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"The issues of climate change are very complicated,” said Philip Goode, PhD, to an audience of more than 200 faculty, staff, students and guests on April 6, 2005 in the NJIT Campus Center. Goode, a distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory in California, shared highlights from his research on the correlation between climate changes on earth and changes in the sun's output, earth's reflectivity and greenhouse gases. "The models are impressive, but appreciable climate factors are not accounted for in models, so their predictions of the future are not precise,” he said. “We cannot postdict the past.”  >>
The world's oceans, and mathematics, have a lot to say to Eliza Michalopoulou, PhD,  associate professor in the department of mathematics at NJIT. Her work illustrates another of the many ways in which mathematics defends the nation. As a mathematician, Michalopoulou devises algorithms to help U.S. Navy engineers detect submarines in shallow water.  From her underwater (also known as acoustical) research, Michalopoulou can determine the location of submarines and whales, the earth's changing climate, even environmental contamination. >>
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Philip Goode, PhD, distinguished professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory, will discuss his research suggesting that climate changes on earth correlate with changes in the sun's output during a April 6 lecture sponsored by NJIT. >>