March 31 - April 1, 2016
Laudon Lecture Hall • Weeks Geoscience Hall • map
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Thursday, March 31
6:30 - 7:00 PM
Peter Clark, Professor of Geology and Geophysics, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University
Keynote Lecture: Sea-level rise over the next 100 to 10,000 years in response to global warming
Peter U. Clark is a Professor of Geology and Geophysics in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. His primary research interests lie in global climate change, ice sheet-climate interactions, and sea level. He has published more than 135 peer-reviewed articles, including over 40 articles in Nature, Science, and PNAS. He was a Coordinating Lead Author for the chapter on "Sea Level Change" for the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and serves as an Editor of the Journal of Climate. He is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the Geological Society of America, and has received the Easterbrook Distinguished Scientist Award and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship.
Friday, April 1
Fifteen-minute presentations by UW researchers
"Avian population response to climate extremes and shifts, and the implications for future management"
Anna Pidgeon, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
"Ocean Mitigation of Climate Change: Past, Present and Future"
Galen McKinley, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
"The Unexplored Connection between Clouds and Global Sea Level"
Tristan L'Ecuyer, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
"Developing seasonal climate records in caves from Beijing to Blue Mounds"
Ian Orland, Geoscience
"Economic Growth, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation and Global Warming through the 21st Century"
Tom Rutherford, Agricultural & Applied Economics