The Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres (ITPA) invites a distinguished scholar each year to present a seminar to honor the contributions of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Robert D. Cess to the development of atmospheric sciences at Stony Brook University. Dr. Peter Webster from the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology is the Distinguished Cess Lecturer for 2014.

Dr. Webster presented his Cess seminar on “Hazard Prediction and Implementation in the Less-Developed World: What Works,
What Doesn’t Work and How to Fix It” at SoMAS on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The video is available on YouTube.

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