Outreach, Classes, and Seminars

CIG Weekly Seminars

Winter Quarter 2005

The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) hosts weekly seminars on a variety of topics related to the scientific and social dimensions of climate variability, climate change, climate impacts assessment, and adaptation to climate impacts. Seminars are held during the academic year and are open to the public.

Seminars for this quarter are scheduled for:

Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30

(unless otherwise noted)

JISAO Conference Room (1st Floor, Lisa Li Building)
4909 25th Ave. NE, Seattle

(Note: The Lisa Li building is the building formerly known as the King Building. The Lisa Li Building is located northeast of the UW campus across from University Village shopping center on 25th Ave NE. The building located behind Washington Mutual and next to the Burke Gilman Trail.)

Information for presenters

Date Speaker Topic

January 4

Part 1 (20 min.)
Ed Sarachik

Philip Mote, CSES/CIG

Part 2
Justin Wettstein

Quarterly global climate update
Presentation (pdf)
Quarterly regional climate update

Climate variability in the Northern Hemisphere over the past few hundred years: Proxy-based reconstructions of the NAM and PNA
Abstract / Presentation

January 11

** NO SEMINAR (AMS Meeting) **

January 18

John Delaney, UW School of Oceanography

The Neptune Ocean Observing System Presentation

January 25
Nate Mantua, CSES/CIG, and
Summer Morelock,
UW School of Marine Affairs
Review and discussion of proposal for integrated research work in the Skagit River watershed

February 1

Dave Peterson, U.S. Forest Service and CSES/CIG
Dennis Lettenmaier, CSES/CIG and UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assessing the effects of climatic variability and change on PNW forests: a scale-based framework (Peterson)
Abstract / Presentation

Interactions between fire, climate, and sediment generation in the Pacific Northwest (Lettenmaier)

February 8

Holly Hartmann, CLIMAS

Forecast assessment: Tactics, techniques, and tools
Abstract / Presentation

February 15

CIG Principals Meeting, 2:00-5:00 (no seminar)

February 22
Tom Leschine and
Patrick Marchman, UW School of Marine Affairs
Applying risk assessment techniques to salmon management, with implications for factoring in climate effects
Abstract / Presentation
March 1

Ed Sarachik, CSES/CIG

The barriers to the use of climate information
Abstract / Presentation

March 8

Special Time & Location: 2:30-3:30, Ocean Sciences Building (OCN) 425

Phil Mote, CSES/CIG

Topic: UK conference on avoiding dangerous climate change
Abstract / Presentation