How Climate Works
A One Day Symposium on the Fundamentals of Climate Science for Scholars, Students, and the General Public
Keynote Speaker: Andrew Revkin
Writer of the award-winning DotEarth blog for the Op-Ed side of The New York Times; senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace University's Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
When: 10:30 am, Friday, October 12, 2012
Where: Dodd's Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Please join us to learn about the state-of-the-art in climate science research directly from climate experts. It will provide a unique opportunity to hear the essential facts, asks questions, and engage in stimulating discussions.
Free and open to the public.
Princeton Primers in Climate is a new series of short, authoritative books that explain the state of the art in climate-science research. Several of the symposium speakers are authors of books in this series.
|10:30 am||Introduction, Geoff Vallis, GFDL, Princeton|
|10:45 am||"Climate and the Oceans," Geoff Vallis|
|11:15 am||“Ecosystems and Climate,” David Schimel, California Institute of Technology|
|11:45 am||“Atmosphere, Clouds, and Climate,” David Randall, Colorado State University|
|12:45 pm||Lunch break|
|1:45 pm||“The Global Carbon Cycle,” David Archer, University of Chicago|
|2:15 pm||“Paleoclimate,” Michael Bender, Princeton|
|2:45 pm||“The Cryosphere,” Shawn Marshall, University of Calgary|
|3:15 pm||“Planetary Climates,” Andrew Ingersoll, Caltech|
|4:15 pm||Break with light snacks|
|4:45 pm||Summary Remarks, Geoff Vallis|
|5:00 pm||“An Inconvenient Mind,” Andrew Revkin, New York Times|
To view the video of each lecture, please visit our YouTube How Climate Works presentations.