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Ed•win P. Ger•ber |ĕd’wĭn pē gûr’bûr|


1. Climate scientist, currently an Associate Professor in the Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science and Mathematics at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and an Associate Editor for the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

2. Cyclist, harmonica player, fledgling cook, outdoors enthusiast trying out the city life, adventurer, day dreamer, and concerned citizen.

3. Son, brother, husband, and father.

DERIVATIVES Ed Gerber, Eddie (dated)

ORIGIN Forename from my grandfather Edwin Rosenthaler (1921-1963), who was named after his grandfather, Edwin Howe (1868-?). P for Paul, also the middle name of my father. Surname traced as far back as my great-great-great-grandfather Abraham Gerber (?-1919), originally from Holland. His son Abel (1867-1931) had immigrated to Grand Rapids, MI by 1889.


Some useful items


The CAOS Colloquium

a nice guide to laTex


linux and mac notes

running your own GCM

a talk on how to survive grad school

P.S. Can you spot the experiment to illustrate reduced gravity shallow water waves on this page?