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Franklin medalists honored at conference, April 25

conference honoring this year's winners of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth Science is planned for Friday, April 25, in 10 Guyot Hall. The "Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction," sponsored by Princeton and the Franklin Institute, will begin at 2 p.m. A reception will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the great hall of Guyot.

The 2003 Franklin Medalists are: Norman Phillips, former principal scientist with the National Weather Service's National Meteorological Center; and Joseph Smagorinsky, former director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and lecturer at Princeton. They were awarded the medal for their major contributions to the prediction of weather and climate using numerical methods.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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