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Distinguished Lecturer Series (2012-2013)


Place & Time



Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012

Bahen Centre, Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

James Clark
Duke University

Successes and Challenges for Biodiversity Science:  Distribution Responses to Climate Change

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Bahen Centre, Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

Dylan Jones
University of Toronto

The View From Space: New Observational Constraints on the Global Carbon Cycle

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bahen Centre Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

Andrew Bush
University of Alberta
High Altitude Climate Change:  The Survival Struggle of our Earth's Alpine Glaciers

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Bahen Centre Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

Jerry McManus Columbia University

Reconstructing Past Changes of the Large-scale Overturning Circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

UTM, William G. Davis Bldg, Rm DV1142, 3:30 p.m.

John Gamon University of Alberta

Assessing Vegetation Responses and Feedbacks to Climate Change

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Bahen Centre, Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

Ken Carslaw University of Leeds

New Approaches to Understanding the Persistent Uncertainty in Aerosol Radiative Forcing

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Bahen Centre, Rm1190, 4:00 p.m.

Henk Dijkstra
Utrecht University

North Atlantic Multidecadal Climate Variability: Dominant Time Scales and Processes

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Mechanical Eng.  Rm254, 4:00 p.m.

Brian Menounos
Univ of Northern British Columbia

The Complex Response of Glaciers to Climate Change in the American Cordillera

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Mechanical Eng.
Rm254, 4:00 p.m.

Lee Kump Pennsylvania State University

Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (56 Million Years Ago): The Last Great Global Warming Event

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Mechanical Eng.
Rm 254, 4:00 p.m.

Damon Matthews McGill University

Cumulative Carbon Emissions and the Climate Mitigation Challenge

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

UTSC, Rm SW143,
12:00 Noon

Kate Lajtha
Oregon State University

Will Changes in Ecosystem Productivity Alter Stabilization of Soil Organic Matter? Lessons From Playing in DIRT

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Mechanical Eng
Rm 254, 4:00 p.m.

Colette Heald Massachusetts Inst. of Technology

Trees to Tailpipes: Natural and Anthropogenic Influences on Global Atmospheric Composition

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Mechanical Eng
Rm 254, 4:00 p.m.

Gabriel A. Vecchi NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab

Atlantic Hurricane Attribution, Prediction and Projections

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Mechanical Eng
Rm 254, 4:00 p.m.

Shuhei Ono Massachusetts Inst. of Technology

Climate and Atmospheric Chemistry of the First Two Billion Years of Earth History