A Chronicle of Distinction: From the Arctic to the Andes
Roger Barry Symposium
8, 9 & 10 August 2004


'A Chronicle of Distinction: From the Arctic to the Andes,' the Roger Barry Symposium has been planned to recognize the significance of Dr. Barry's extensive accomplishments and contributions to the science of climatology, as well as his teaching and mentoring. Former students or colleagues of Dr. Barry are encouraged to attend and present a science paper focusing on current work that has evolved from past and/or present interactions with him.

Recently Dr. Barry was named Distinguished Professor by the University of Colorado Board of Regents. The designation of distinguished professor is bestowed on members of the university faculty "who have distinguished themselves as exemplary teachers, scholars and public servants and who are individuals having extraordinary international importance and recognition.

Visit the Univeristy of Colorado press section to view the press release, Director Roger Barry named Distinguished Professor.

To read Dr. Barry's symposium talk, see A personal perspective on a half century of climate science.

Invitation Letter for the Symposium (PDF, 92 KB)

Schedule of Talks

Deadline for registration is COB 4 August 2004. Register for the Symposium

Symposium logistics

Talks will be held in the Old Main (#63) building on campus. Location of Reception and Ice Breaker will be Norlin Quad. For location details, see the University of Colorado Campus Map.

Distinguished Professor reception only RSVP to Cindy Brekke (brekke@nsidc.org).

Parking can be found at Euclid Auto Park #24 on Campus map.

Symposium Greeting: Even if you are unable to attend, we'd love to hear from you. You can send a greeting to Roger or share a story or favorite memory to be read at the Symposium. Please reply to Cindy Brekke (brekke@nsidc.org).

If you have questions, please contact Cindy Brekke (or call her at 303-492-0498).


Images of Dr. Roger Barry out in the field
Ellsworth LeDrew Professor of Geography and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, University of Waterloo
Roger Pulwarty Research Scientist, NOAA/CIRES/Climate Diagnostics Center
Ron Weaver NSIDC DAAC Manager
Cindy Brekke NSIDC Office Manager