Distinguished Lecture Series (2008-2009)
2008-2009 CGCS Distinguished Lecturer Series
Lecture locations and times:Unless otherwise noted, the regular location for the lectures is
The Koffler Institute for Pharmacy Management, Bancroft Ave. Toronto, Room KP108
and the regular time for the lectures is
Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., with coffee and snacks served starting from 3:00 p.m. in the KP lobby.
The two exceptions to the regular schedule are:
- Monday, October 27, 2008, 5 p.m., lecture at the University of Toronto, Scarborough (see flyer).
- Tuesday, February 10, 2008, 5 p.m., lecture at the University of Toronto, Scarborough (see details below).
CGCS Lecture Schedule
|Date||Place & Time
|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Jing Chen, University of Toronto
||Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure and Its Use in Global Carbon Cycle Modeling and Inversion|
|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108 , 3:30 p.m.||Peter Huybers, Harvard
||Changes in Earth's Orbit as a Pacemaker of Pleistocene Glacial Cycles|
|Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108 , 3:30 p.m.||Rene Laprise, UQAM||Climate Models: The Importance of Getting the Physics Right|
|Monday, Oct. 27, 2008||University of Toronto, Scarborough,
Management Building MW170, 5:00 p.m. See flyer.
|Sally MacIntyre, UCSB
||Arctic Lakes are Sieves: Will Climate Warming Close the Pores?|
|Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton
||How Warm is Too Warm? Global Warming, Sea Level Rise, and the Future of the Polar Ice sheets|
|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Gavin Schmidt, NASA/GISS||Synthesizing Paleo-climate Data to Constrain Climate Predictions|
|Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Piers Forster, Leeds||Global Warming: An Energy Balance Perspective|
|Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Graham Bell, McGill||Adaptation, Extinction and Global Change|
|Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009||CANCELLED|
|Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009||University of Toronto,
Scarborough, AC223, 6:00 p.m.
|William Ruddiman, UVA||Pre-industrial Agriculture Prevented Present-Day Glaciation|
|Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Paul Kushner, UofT
||The Annular Modes and Global Change|
|Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2009||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Allen Goldstein, UC Berkeley
||Known and Unexplored Organic Constituents in the Earth's Atmosphere|
|Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2009||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Anthony Broccoli, Rutgers||What Can We Learn from the Meridional Overturning Circulation During the Last Glacial Maximum?|
|Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2009||Koffler Centre KP108, 3:30 p.m.||Paul Falkowski, Rutgers||The Biology of Greed and the Future of Humans|
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