Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 6pm ET/5pm CT/4pm MT/3pm PT
In this special social media event for upper high school and undergraduate students, oceanographer Josh Willis will answer questions about his career and research, working at NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory, and how to get started in an Earth science career.
Josh Willis is a climate scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory who studies global warming and its impact on the Ocean. He is also the Project Scientist for Jason-3, the next mission that will measure global sea level rise from space. His work on sea level rise has been widely quoted and in 2010 he received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Josh's career path:
- B.S., Physics & Mathematics, University of Houston, Honors College, Houston, Texas (1996)
- M.S., Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California (1998)
- Ph.D., Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California (2004)
It's a Sure Bet (blog post)
Correcting Ocean Cooling (blog post)
Oceans of Climate Change (video)
NASA 360 with ocean scientists Josh Willis and Bill Patzert (video)
To Read What Happened:
Read the Reddit transcript of the event.