Start Date/Time: Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 4:00 PM
Ending Date/Time: Thursday, September 13, 2007, 12:00 PM
Location: Friday Harbor Labs
6th Annual UW Program on Climate Change Summer Institute
Organized by Jim Murray, Professor of Oceanography
Tuesday, September 11
4:00-5:00 Keynote Lecture "Climate Change and Food Security": David Battisti (UW)
Evening Session, CO2
7:30-8:15 Ken Caldeira (Carnegie Institution): Ocean acidification from modern fossil-fuel burning in the context of geologic time
8:30-9:30 Joan Kleypas (NCAR): Coral Reefs and the Carbon Cycle
Wednesday, September 12
Morning Session: Biogenic Gases
9:00-10:00 Bill Reeburgh (UC Irvine)Atmospheric Methane: How well can we apportion present sources and predict future changes?
10:30-11:30 Becky Alexander (UW): Links between reactive gases, aerosol particles, and the climate system
After Lunch, PCC and the Year Ahead
13:00-14:00 Luanne Thompson (UW, PCC Interim Director)
14:00-14:30 Assistance available for adding you, your course information, and more to the new PCC website.
Evening Session, Ecosystem Impacts
19:00-20:00 Ken Denman (IOS) 'Climate change and marine ecosystems: feedbacks and impacts'
20:20-21:20 Scott Saleska (Arizona) Climate Impacts Ecosystems, Ecosystems Impact Climate: carbon cycle-climate feedbacks from the Rocky Mountains to the Amazon>
Thursday, September 13
Morning Session, Global Models
9:00-9:45 Josh Tewksbury (UW) Mapping the impact of rising temperatures on terrestrial ectotherms: Trouble in the tropics?
10:15-11:00: Gordon Bonan (NCAR) "Terrestrial ecosystem forcings and feedbacks in the climate system."