American Meteorological Society
Group-priced tickets are $12.00.
light dinner will be provided.
Anyone interested in bringing drinks
(2-liter bottle of drink), cups, ice, plates please e-mail
Anthony@kprc.com and let
him know what you are interested in brining.
During his many
Franklin noted changes in water
temperature, atmospheric conditions and the presence of whales feeding on
plankton in warm water. He also noticed that similar ships taking different
routes across the
Atlantic made the crossing at different
speeds—and that the shortest course was not necessarily the fastest.
Dr. Joyce Chaplin is a
professor of history at
University. Her research
interests include Benjamin Franklin as the first scientific American and his
work on charting the
The talk on Tuesday evening will
dependence on information from sailors in order to bring the Gulf Stream to the
attention of the public,
life-long interest in physical circulation around the
Atlantic Ocean (including weather systems),
3. How his
interpretation of the Atlantic, and
Stream, was very much influenced by the
politics of his day.
Parking is available in the 6-story garage located on
Caroline, just south of
Hermann Drive. Parking is $5
for museum members, $8 for nonmembers with Museum ticket stub and $10 for all
others. In addition, some curbside parking is available near the Museum entrance