2004 Summer Institute: The Year of the Arctic

Start Date/Time: Wednesday, September 15, 2004, 9:00 AM
Ending Date/Time: Friday, September 17, 2004, 3:00 PM
Location: Sleeping Lady, Leavenworth, WA

This year the theme is 'The Year of the Arctic', focusing on links between Ocean, Ice, Ecology and Climate. We welcome Alex Hall, an Atmospheric Scientist from UCLA, as well as many individuals representing the wealth of expertise on the UW campus.

The powerpoint or pdf files of the presentations, and the student summaries of most of the sessions can be accessed from the links below or to the right. Thank-you to all for sending in your contributions.

List of Participants (pdf)

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004
Session 1: Ocean and Climate

Session Chair: Peter Rhines (UW Oceanography)
Jamie Morison (APL)
Knut Aagaard (APL)
Peter Rhines

Thursday, September 16, 2004
Session 2: Ice and Climate

Session Chair: Cecilia Bitz (APL)
David Rothrock (APL)
Alex Hall (UCLA), "Constraints to High-Latitude Climate Sensitivity"
Cecilia Bitz, "Sea-ice Forced Arctic Climate Change"
Ignatius Rigor (APL), "Variations in Arctic Sea Ice"

Link to:
Hall Presentation
Bitz Presentation

Session 3: Ecology, Biology and Human Dimensions
Session Chair: Jim Murray (UW Oceanography)
Christopher Krembs (APL), "Arctic sea-ice Ecology"
Ben Fitzhugh (UW Anthropology), "Human Dimensions and the Potential of the Past for the Future of the Beringian Arctic Gateway"
Kevin Wood (PMEL)

Link to:
Krembs Presentation
Fitzhugh Presentation

Friday, September 17, 2004
Session 4: Proposed NSF STC Proposal

Session Chair: Jamie Morison (APL)
Speakers: Jamie Morison, Richard Moritz (APL) and Mike Wallace (ATMS)

Session 5: PCC in 2004/2005

Session Chair: Jim Murray