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Changing Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate – Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 pm

The Earth Institute is pleased to present the fourth of the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series titled “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent trends in temperatures, extremes and hydroclimate” tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Columbia University’s Low Library, Faculty Room. Please RSVP online to attend. Distinguished speakers will include:

  • Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Chief, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA; Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research, the Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • Richard Seager, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • Jason Smerdon, Earth Institute Faculty, the Earth Institute, Columbia University; Lamont Associate Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the Earth Institute, Columbia University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Throughout the year, the Sustainable Development Seminar Series brings together Earth Institute faculty members and research scientists working across disciplines to address and communicate the major challenges of sustainable development.  Earlier seminars for this academic year focused on artic sea ice, food security, and technology policy and global warming. More information about the seminars is available online. The next seminar will take place on April 4, 2013.


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