Outreach, Classes, and Seminars

CIG Weekly Seminars

Winter Quarter 2007

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The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) at the UW Center for Science in the Earth System (CSES) 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 (fall, winter, and spring quarters) and are open to the public.

CIG seminars are scheduled for:

Thursdays, 1:30-3:00

(unless otherwise noted)

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

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

Information for presenters

Current CIG Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Topic

January 4

Part 1 (20 min.)
Ed Sarachik, CSES
Philip Mote, CSES

Part 2
Richard Slaughter and Don Reading

Quarterly climate update
Presentation - global, regional updates

Water and economic effects of climate change in the Snake Basin

Abstract / Presentation (pdf)

January 11
*Canceled due to weather*

Muyin Wang, NOAA/PMEL and JISAO

The future climate of the North Pacific - from IPCC AR4 model projection

Abstract / Presentation

January 18

** NO CIG SEMINAR (AMS Conference) **

January 25
Allan Carroll, Canadian Forest Service

When forest management and climate change collide: The eruption and spread of mountain pine beetle populations in western North America

Abstract / Presentation

February 1
Stella Coakley, OSU

Climate change and its impact on plant pathogens

Abstract / Presentation

February 8
Ed Miles, CSES

Design flaws in the regime to control global climate change and their consequences (or why we need to start over)

Abstract / Presentation

** Friday,
February 16 **

JHN 102

* Note special day, time, and location

Philip Mote , CSES

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Its significance and the inside story



February 22
Kyle Dittmer, CRITFC

Climate change on Columbia Basin Treaty-tribal lands: Past-present-future

Abstract / Presentation

March 1
Lan Cuo, UW

Hydrologic effects of land cover and temperature change in the Puget Sound basin

Abstract / Presentation

March 8
Andrew Fountain, Portland State University

Glaciers in the American west: Response to climate change during the past century

Abstract / Presentation

Other UW Seminars

Other UW seminars that may be of interest include the following: