Outreach, Classes, and Seminars

CIG Weekly Seminars

Fall Quarter 2009

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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:

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00

(unless otherwise noted)

CIG seminars during fall quarter will held in:
UW Ocean Sciences Bldg (OSB), Room 425 (directions/UW campus map)
1503 Boat St., Seattle

Information for presenters

Current CIG Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Topic

Tuesday,
October 6



Manu DiLorenzo, Georgia Tech



ENSO and the North Pacific Gyre Oscillation: an integrated view of Pacific decadal dynamics?

Related papers: DiLorenzo 2009, DiLorenzo 2008 (in Geophysical Research Letters)

Presentation

Tuesday,
October 13


Jim Johnstone, UC Berkeley

Summer fog in the coast redwood region: Pacific climate context and ecological implications

Related paper: Dawson, TE 1998 (in Oecologia)

Presentation

Tuesday,
October 20


Dan Vimont, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts

Related paper: Guston, DH 2001 (in Science, Technolgy and Human Values)

Presentation

Tuesday,
October 27

Linda Mearns, National Center for Atmospheric Research

The Importance/Unimportance of High Resolution Information on Future Regional Climate for Coping with Climate Change

Related papers: Mearns, L. 2009 and Hulme and Dessai 2008

Presentation

Tuesday,
November 3

Jessica Halofsky, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab

Adapting Natural Resource Management to Climate Change: The Olympic Case Study

Related papers: Blate, GM (2009) and Mawdsley et al. (2009)

Presentation

Tuesday,
November 10


Mary Ruckelshaus, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Assessing climate impacts on Pacific salmon: are there opportunities for adaptation

Related paper: Battin 2007 (in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

Presentation

Tuesday,
November 17



Cliff Mass, UW Atmospheric Sciences

Trends in Extreme Precipitation in the Pacific Northwest

Presentation

Tuesday,
November 24
Simone Alin, NOAA

Ocean acidification as a stressor in PNW marine ecosystems

Tuesday,
December 1
Paul Henshaw

Careers for Scientists in the Energy Industry - What's an Oceanographer doing in an Oil Company?

Presentation

Tuesday,
December 8
Ken Westrick, 3TIER

Climate change implications on renewable energy: The gap between science information and effective business decisions

Other UW Seminars

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