Schedule

All talks are in TLC 31 except where noted:

Date        Topic/Speaker
23-Jan    Introduction to class, discussion of climate change communication (no speaker)

30-Jan    Bastiaan Louman, Climate Change Research Leader, Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Turrialba, Costa Rica
               Central American’s Vulnerability to Climate Change: Social Construction or “Scientific Truth”?

6-Feb     Melissa Kenney, AAAS Fellow, NOAA Climate Program Office, Indicator Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment
              Physical, Ecological, and Societal Indicators for the National Climate Assessment

13-Feb   Jen Adam, WSU
               Progress Towards Earth System Modeling of the Pacific Northwest Region

20-Feb    NO SEMINAR - UI closed

27-Feb   Nate McDowell, Los Alamos National Laboratory
               Causes of Drought-related Vegetation Mortality

5-Mar     David Brown, Washington State University
                Site Specific Climate Friendly Farming

12-Mar    NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK         

19-Mar    Scott Merrill, University of Vermont
                Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Agricultural Pest Incidence: How Secure is Our Food Supply?

26-Mar    Steven Daley-Laursen, University of Idaho
                Title               

2-Apr      Phil Mote, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and Oregon Climate Services  NOTE: This is in JEB 104.
                Envisioning Future Climates for the Northwestern US

9-Apr      Northern Rockies IGERT team: Jarod Blades, Kerry Kemp, Zion Klos, and Wade Tinkham, University of Idaho
                Local-scale Climate Change Information for Forests of the Northern Rockies

16-Apr    Osvaldo Sala, Arizona State University
                Ecosystem Sensitivity to Warming in North America

23-Apr    Mark Friedl, Boston University
                Seeing the Forest for the Trees - Observing and Modeling Phenology Across Multiple Scales

30-Apr    Dave Lawrence, National Center for Atmospheric Research
                Projections and implications of 21st century permafrost thaw