Climate 101 Lecture Series – Part One

Date: May 16, 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 One: “How we know the climate is changing and the role of humans”

Presented by Professor Nathan Bindoff
(University of Tasmania)

Nathan will talk about how the ocean, atmosphere, ice and land are inter-connected, and major climate change trends (e.g., global warming, sea level rise, increasing CO2). He’ll discuss how humans are related to these climate trends, and how scientific research is translated to policy & decision makers.

Registration is essential, limited tickets available.

Part Two: Monday 23 May
Part Three: Monday 30 May
Part Four: Monday 6 June

Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Climate Change