Seminar on Climate Change Speaker Series 2015


McCormick Lecture Hall

COA, Bar Harbor, ME

April-June 2015

 

MONDAY April 6 (11:10-12:30) – Dr. Peter Lippert, Geology and Geophysics, Global Change & Sustainability Center, University of Utah (skype visit)

We're in Hot Water: What can Scientific Ocean Drilling and Magnetofossils from 55 Million Years Ago tell us about our Earth Today?


MONDAY April 13 (11:10-12:30) – Dr. Katie Snell, Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder (skype visit)

Hot summers in the Bighorn Basin during the early Paleogene (~50-60 Ma)


FRIDAY April 24 (4:10-5:30pm)– Dr. Jeffrey McKenzie, Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University

Glaciers are rapidly receding in the Andes - What will happen to Water Resources?


FRIDAY May 1 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Sean Birkel, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono

Maine Climate, Past, Present, and Future


FRIDAY May 8 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, School of Biology and Ecology, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono (COA Alumna)

Looking forward through the past: conservation lessons from natural experiments in extinction and climate change


FRIDAY May 15 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Phil Camill, Environmental Studies, Earth and Oceanographic Science, Bowdoin College

Assessing the vulnerability of high-latitude permafrost and soil carbon to modern and past climate changes


THURSDAY May 21 (11:10-12:30)  – Dr. Eric Galbraith, Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University (skype visit)

The man behind the curtain: What a GCM (Global Circulation Model) is


FRIDAY June 5 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Cynthia Isenhour, Department of Anthropology, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono

The politics of climate knowledge: Sir Giddens, Sweden and the paradox of climate (in)justice