Climate 101 Lecture Series – Part Two

Date: May 23, 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 2: “The global carbon cycle: changes and impacts”

Dr Andrew Lenton (CSIRO)

Andrew will discuss the importance of carbon in the ocean and atmosphere, and how rising carbon (and government carbon targets) affects our lives locally and globally. He will also give an overview of how carbon changes have radically impacted marine species since the start of the industrial era.

Registration is essential, limited tickets available.

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

Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Climate Change