Seminar on Climate Change Speaker Series 2017

McCormick Lecture Hall

COA, Bar Harbor, ME

April-June 2017

  1. *Denotes day/time other than Friday afternoon

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All talks sponsored by the Anne M. and Robert T. Bass Geoscience Chair Fund unless otherwise noted                            

FRIDAY March 31 (6:30-7:30pm) – Dr. Doreen Stabinsky, College of the Atlantic

Title: Dangerous Intersections: climate change, land, food, and people

Sponsored by the Maine Fulbright Association

Special Location: Gates Community Center

  1. *MONDAY April 3 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Elizabeth Sibert, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

A History from the bottom of the sea: microfossils, marine ecosystems, and global change

THURSDAY-FRIDAY APRIL 13-14 - Borns Symposium at the Climate Change Institute, Orono (link to website/talk streaming), schedule of talks

Sponsored by the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, Orono

* TUESDAY April  25 (2:40-4pm)– Dr. Tom Whittaker, Unity College

Using Stable Isotopes to Reconstruct Quaternary Paleoenvironments

FRIDAY April 28 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Daniel Sandweiss,  Department of Anthropology and Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono

The Prehistory of El Niño and the Archaeology of Ancient Peru

*TUESDAY May 2 (2:40-4:00pm) – Dr. Nicholas Fisichelli, Forest Ecology Director, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Managing towards an uncertain future: forest research and climate change adaptation

FRIDAY May 5 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Ellyn Enderlin, School of Earth and Climate Science and Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono

Understanding Modern Ice Loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet

FRIDAY May 12 (4:10-5:30pm) – Paul Lussier, Department of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

Narratives to Networks:  Environmental Communications as a Catalyst for Social Change

*TUESDAY May 16 (4:10-5:30pm) - Dr. Meredith Niles, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Vermont

Strategies to achieve food security in a changing climate

Co-Sponsored by the COA Human Ecology Forum

FRIDAY May 19 (4:10-5:30pm)  –  Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty, Department of History, University of Chicago

Between Global Warming and Globalization: Perspectives on Our Time

Co-Sponsored by COA Course Funds

FRIDAY May 26 (4:10-5:30pm) – Dr. Jon Woodruff, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Floods in the Mud: Storm and Tsunami Reconstructions from Coastal Lagoons

*TUESDAY May 30 (2:40-4pm; Skype Visit) - Dr. Jennie Stephens, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Energy Democracy, Gender, Equity and Resilience in the Renewable Energy Transition

Co-Sponsored by the COA Community Energy Center and the Human Ecology Forum