Climate 101 Lecture Series – Part Four

Date: June 6, 2016
Time: 4 - 6 pm

Location:

Aurora Lecture Theatre, IMAS Waterfront Building
Castray Esplanande, Hobart

Details:

The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC (ACE CRC) will host a ‘Climate 101’ 4-part lecture series at the Aurora Lecture Theatre at the UTas Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies building (IMAS, Castray Esplanade, Hobart). The sessions are targeted at science teachers and those involved in science education, but others with an interest in climate science are also welcome to attend.

The sessions will include some scientific media content, experiments, and equipment on display. Useful links will be available afterwards online at the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC website.

PART 4: “Reconstructing our climate history from ice cores”

Dr Mark Curran (Australian Antarctic Division; ACE CRC)

Mark will give an overview of why the polar regions are important for the understanding the natural cycles of the Earth. He’ll give first-hand experience on acquiring ice cores, and explain what these polar records tell us about the past and present climates for the whole globe.

Registration is essential, limited tickets available.

 

Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Climate Change