Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS)

ICAS External speakers

Upcoming Earth and Environment seminars
Tuesday 24th April 2018 14:00 to 15:00
ICAS External Seminar: Decadal oceanic variability drives ice sheet retreat in the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica

ICAS External Seminar: Decadal oceanic variability drives ice sheet retreat in the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica

Presenter: Adrian Jenkins, British Antartic Survey
Location: SEE L8 Rooms

Abstract: Mass loss from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) has been well documented during the era of satellite observations.  That loss has been attributed to warming of seawater on the...

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Thursday 17th May 2018 14:00 to 15:00

Joint ICAS - SRI - Climate Exchange seminar: How are we using simple climate models to inform climate mitigation policies?

Presenter: Kate Scott & Chris Smith, SRI Research Fellow & ICAS Research Fellow
Location: SEE Seminar rooms 8.119

Simple climate models, unlike conventional climate models, are computationally cheap and large numbers of simulations can be run. As climate model intercomparisons take several years to...

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Tuesday 22nd May 2018 14:00 to 15:00
Joint ICAS-KIT External Seminar: Is Long-Term Ecosystem-Atmosphere Observation actually Science?
 

Joint ICAS-KIT External Seminar: Is Long-Term Ecosystem-Atmosphere Observation actually Science?  

Presenter: Prof. Hans Peter Schmid, Director of Atmospheric Environmental Research, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Location: SEE L8 Seminar Rooms

Abstract:

Science uses observations to build knowledge by testable explanations and predictions. The “scientific method” requires controlled systematic...

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Wednesday 1st August 2018 15:30 to 16:30

ICAS/SEE/Chemistry/Priestley Centre Seminar: Trends and variability in lower stratospheric ozone and water vapor

Presenter: Karen Rosenlof , Research Meteorologist at NOAA ESRL NOAA ESRL University of Washington
Location: SEE L8 Seminar Rooms

Abstract and bio to follow.

 

Followed by coffee & cake

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