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ESIG FY04 Education and Outreach

 

Formal Teaching Arrangements

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Division of Marine Affairs, Rosensteil School, University of Miami, Florida.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Professor Adjoint, Center for Environmental Journalism, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as an Affiliate Professor, Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, New York.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Columbia Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York.

Robert Harriss holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor of Planning, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Robert Harriss served as a lecturer in an undergraduate course on "Ecology and Design," School of Planning, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado during the Fall 2004 semester.

Richard Katz acted as Guest Professor in a graduate course on "Statistical Methods for Weather and Climate Forecasting and Decision Making," University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, in October 2003.

Linda Mearns holds an appointment as Graduate Faculty Member, Department of Agricultural Meteorology, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Linda Mearns acts as external reviewer of tenure applications, Department of Geography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

Kathleen Miller holds an appointment as Faculty Affiliate, Colorado State University, Department of Earth Resources, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Olga Wilhelmi holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado.


Dissertation Committees

Michael Glantz, Masters Committee for Brock Adam McCarty, Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder. Thesis title: "Use of Famine Early Warning in African Development Strategies."

Robert Harriss, PhD Committee for Carrie Sonneborn, School of Engineering, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. Thesis title: "Industrial Capacity Building with Respect to Market-Based Approaches to Greenhouse Gas Reduction: US and Australian Perspectives."

Richard Katz, PhD Committee for Dan Cooley, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder. Thesis title: Modeling of Extreme Events in Climate Studies."

Joan Kleypas, PhD Committee for Derek Manzello, Marine Science and Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. Thesis title: "Effects of Seawater Chemistry on Coral Reef Development."

 

Workshops and Colloquia

Michael Glantz convened a workshop for 35 international participants to identify lessons from those who have worked with or helped to develop early warning systems for a wide range of societal concerns, Early Warning Systems: Do's and Don'ts in Shanghai, China, 2023 October 2003.

Kathleen Miller and David Yates (RAP) hosted an international workshop for the water supply industry to examine the current knowledge of potential effects of global climate change on water supply, Climate Change and Water Resources (Boulder, Colorado, 1516 March 2004).

Susanne Moser and Lisa Dilling co-hosted a three-day workshop that brought together more than 45 experts from a wide range of academic disciplines, Communicating Urgency, Facilitating Social Change: New Strategies for Climate Change (Boulder, 811 June 2004).

Keith James (Colorado State University) and Robert Harriss hosted a Workshop on Native American Decision-Making to develop an agenda for application and research on climate change and environmental decision-making in Native communities (Boulder, 1213 July 2004).

A Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health was co-Chaired by Linda Mearns and Jonathan Patz (Johns Hopkins University) in collaboration with ASP in Boulder,Colorado, 2128 July 2004.

Michael Glantz convened a workshop on El Niño Early Warning for Sustainable Development in the Pacific Rim and Islands for 35 international participants to examine scientific and societal aspects of ENSO forecasts in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, 1316 September 2004.

 

Scientific or Technical Seminars

Linda Mearns was an invited speaker at the PRUDENCE Workshop and gave a talk 1 October 2003 on "The Issue of Spatial Scale in Integrated Assessments: An Example from US Agriculture" in Wengen, Switzerland.

Michael Glantz and Qian Ye made a presentation 2 October 2003 on "Problem Climates or Problem Societies? On the Creeping Environmental Problems in China" at the World Climate Change Conference in Moscow, Russia.

Richard Katz, invited speaker at the PRUDENCE Workshop on Regional Climate Change in Europe: Processes and Impacts, on "Misconceptions about the Use of Extreme Value Theory in Climate Change Assessments," on 3 October 2003, in Wengen, Switzerland.

Linda Mearns gave a talk 6 October 2003 at the Annual STARDEX Meeting on "Research in Extremes at the National Center for Atmospheric Research" in Interlaken, Switzerland.

Rebecca Morss gave a presentation 16 October 2003 on "Designing Observing Networks for Weather Prediction: Atmospheric Science and Public Policy Perspectives" at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

Michael Glantz, 20 October 2003, Introduction to workshop and "Early Warning Systems in a Changing World," Shanghai, China.

Jerry Mahlman gave the opening talk on 4 November 2003 in celebration of the scientific career of Dr. James K. Angell in Washington, DC.

Richard Katz, 30 October 2003, "Misconceptions about the Use of Extreme Value Theory in Climate Change Assessments," Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

Jerry Mahlman was the lead science speaker on 10 November 2003 at the Rhode Island Science Communication Mass Media Workshop at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island.

Linda Mearns made a presentation on 16 November 2003 on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" at the Tyndall Centre, UEA, Norwich, UK.

Linda Mearns, 18 November 2003, talk on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" at the Environmental Change Institute in Oxford, UK.

Linda Mearns, 20 November 2003, talk on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" at the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Reading, UK.

Linda Mearns, 15 December 2003, presentation on "The Issue of Spatial Scale in Integrated Assessments: An Example from US Agriculture" at Berlin Free University, Berlin, Germany.

Linda Mearns, 16 December 2003, presentation on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Potsdam, Germany.

Richard Katz, at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Short Course on Significance Testing, Model Evaluation, and Alternatives, gave a talk on "Introduction to Significance Testing" on 11 January 2004, in Seattle, Washington.

Michael Glantz, at the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society, 13 January 2004, gave a talk on "The Lifelong Contributions of Stan Changnon" in Seattle, Washington.

Richard Katz, at the AMS 17th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, spoke about "Bayesian Approach to Decision Making Using Ensemble Weather Forecasts" on 14 January 2004 in Seattle, Washington.

Claudia Tebaldi, at the AMS meeting on 14 January 2004, made a presentation on "From Global Mean Responses to Regional Signals of Climate Change: Simple Pattern Scaling, Its Limitations (or Lack of) and the Uncertainty in its Results," as part of the 17th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences.

Linda Mearns, 15 January 2004, presentation on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" at a MICE meeting in Poznan, Poland.

Michael Glantz made a presentation on 21 January 2004 on "Six Concepts for Understanding Environmental Change in Drylands" at the Workshop on Global Change, Sustainable Development and Environmental Management in Central Asia, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Linda Mearns made a presentation 12 February 2004 on "Uncertainty and Extremes in Climate Models: Applications to Stakeholder Concerns" at the DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Meeting at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Michael Glantz gave a talk 12 February 2004 on "A Review of the Context, Outputs and Promise of the Second International Conference on Early Warning" at the ISDR (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) Early Warning Platform and Program, Bonn, Germany.

Joan Kleypas was an invited speaker at the AAAS Annual Meeting, 12-16 February 2004 and gave a talk entitled, "You Have Never Seen a Reef Like This Before," on 13 February 2004 in Seattle, Washington.

LInda Mearns gave a talk 14 February 2004 on "Quantification of Uncertainty of Regional Climate Change" to the Environmental Change Institute in Oxford, UK.

Joan Kleypas gave an invited talk to the Ocean Studies Board, "Coral Reefs in a Greenhouse Earth," to the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies on 11 March 2004 in Monterey, California.

Linda Mearns gave a talk on 13 March 2004 on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" to the Physics of Climate and Weather Section of the International Center for Theoretical Physical (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy.

Richard Katz gave an invited talk on "Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change" on 22 March 2004 at the Cherry Bud Workshop on Analysis of Natural and Social Phenomena: Data Science and System Reduction, in Yokohama, Japan.

Michael Glantz was an invited keynote speaker on 22 March 2004, on "The Societal Aspects of High-Impact Weather and Climate: A Case Scenario of Superstorm '93" at the International Conference on High Impact Weather and Climate: Understanding, Prediction, and Socioeconomic Consequences, in Seoul, Korea.

Michael Glantz gave a talk 29 March 2004 on "Creeping Environmental Problems: The Concept" to the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau in Shanghai, China.

Michael Glantz gave the keynote address 15 April 2004, "Early Warning Systems and Sustainable Development" at a Workshop on Climate Affairs, held in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

Jeffrey Lazo gave a talk 23 April 2004 on "The Household Study of Forecast Use and Value" at the NOAA Weather and Water Mission Goal Social Science Workshop in Boulder, Colorado.

Joan Kleypas gave an invited presentation on "A Fair and Balanced View of Coral Reefs and Climate Change" on 14 May 2004 at the Hopkins Marine Station (Stanford University) in Monterey, California.

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation 25 May 2004 on "Observational Needs for Adaptation to Climate Change" at the GCOS (Global Climate Observing System) Regional Workshop for Central Asia in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Linda Mearns gave a talk on 10 June 2004 on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative" to the Ouranos Consortium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Linda Mearns, 11 June 2004, gave an invited presentation on "The North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program" at the California Energy Commission Meeting in Sacramento, California.

Michael Glantz was a keynote speaker 19 June 2004, "Global Warming: Fact or Fiction?" at the "This Tiny Planet" workshop in Seattle, Washington.

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation 7 July 2004 at the Next Steps in the Gulf of Mexico conference on "Policy, Economics and Social Science: A Climate Affairs Approach" at the Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

Claudia Tebaldi gave a talk on 15 July 2004 on "Probabilistic Assessment of Regional Climate Change: A Bayesian Approach to Combining Predictions from Multi-Model Ensembles" at the Department of Atmospheric Physics in Oxford, UK.

Richard Katz gave an invited presentation at the NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health on 21 July 2004 on "Introduction to Statistical Theory of Extreme Values," Boulder, Colorado.

Linda Mearns, introduction to the NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health, 21 July 2004 on "A Challenge to Interdisciplinarity," Boulder, Colorado.

Linda Mearns, presentation at the NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health on 22 July 2004 on "The Use of Regional Models in Impacts Assessment" in Boulder, Colorado.

Jeffrey Lazo gave a talk 22 July 2004 to the NOAA Staff and Budget Offices on "The Societal Impacts of Weather Information" in Washington, DC.

Claudia Tebaldi gave an invited presentation at the NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health on 27 July 2004 on "Heat Wave (Mortality) Studies Based on Global Climate Models," Boulder, Colorado.

Linda Mearns gave the introduction and conclusion to the Review of the Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative in Boulder, Colorado, on 3 August 2004.

Rebecca Morss, 3 August 2004, "Climate Variability and Uncertainty in Flood Risk Management in Colorado: An Interdisciplinary Project on Extremes, at the Review of the Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative in Boulder, Colorado.

Linda Mearns, presentation on 6 August on "The NCAR Weather and Climate Impact Assessment Science Initiative," at the Stanford Energy Modeling Forum in Snowmass, Colorado.

Claudia Tebaldi gave a talk on 13 August 2004 on "Discussing the Calibrated Probabilistics Mesoscale Weather Field Forecasting: The Geostatistical Output Perturbation Method" at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Rebecca Morss gave a talk on 20 August 2004 on "THORPEX Societal and Economic Applications: International Plans and Ideas for U.S. Implementation" at the USWRP Open Workshop on the Implementation of THORPEX, Boulder, Colorado.

Jeffrey Lazo gave a presentation on 17 September 2004 on "The Economic Value of Weather Forecasts" at the Verification Workshop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Jeffrey Lazo gave a talk 30 September 2004 on "The Household Study of Forecast Use and Value" at the NOAA Boulder Labs Social Science Workshop, Boulder, Colorado.

 

Non-Technical, Popular Presentations

Jerry Mahlman was one of two featured speakers on 25 October 2003 at a church in Longmont, Colorado, where he spoke on "The Ethics of Global Warming."

Michael Glantz gave a talk 19 February 2004 to a class at CU for the Environmental Policy Master's Program at the Earth Sciences Center at the University of Colorado.

Michael Glantz was a guest lecturer 26 February 2004 at the School of Anthropology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Jerry Mahlman gave expert testimony 3 March 2004 at the Senate Commerce Committee's Hearing on the Impacts of Global Warming in Washington, DC.

Jerry Mahlman presented an ACD-hosted talk on 8 March 2004 on "The Science and Ethics of Global Warming" at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado.

Jerry Malhman spoke to a senior seminar class at the Colorado School of Mines on 10 March 2004 in Golden, Colorado.

Michael Glantz spoke to a Political Science class at the University of Denver on 7 April 2004 on "Climate and Politics: A Climate Affairs Approach" in Denver, Colorado.

Richard Katz was a guest lecturer for a course on Introduction to Time Series on 13 April 2004 on "Sir Gilbert Walker and Time Series Analysis," University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz spoke to a class in Geography and Regional Development on 3 May 2004 on "Climate Affairs: Is the 21st Century the Climate Century?" in Tucson, Arizona.

Joan Kleypas made a presentation for UCAR's Education and Outreach program on 3 August 2004 to teachers on "Coral Reefs and Climate Change."

Claudia Tebaldi gave an interview on 13 August 2004 about the paper, "More intense, more frequent, and longer lasting heat waves in the 21st century" to an Italian radio program, "Il volo delle oche."

Jeffrey Lazo gave a briefing 9 September 2004 to D.L. Johnson of the National Weather Service on an "Overview of NCAR-USWRP Societal Impacts Program" in Boulder, Colorado.

Claudia Tebaldi testified on 15 September 2004 at a full committee hearing on the Impacts of Climate Change, to the Science, Transportation and Commerce Committee of the US Senate, on the paper, "More intense, more frequent, and longer lasting heat waves in the 21st century," in Washington, DC.

 

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