2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 228
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T11. Global Warming Science: Implications for Geoscientists, Educators, and Policy Makers I

GSA Geoscience Education Division; The American Quaternary Association (AMQUA); GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


George T. Stone and Andrew M. Buddington, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Global Climate Change: The Science, the Likely Impacts, and Possible Solutions
MANN, Michael E., Dept. of Meteorology and Earth and Environ. Systems Institute, Penn State University, Walker Building, University Park, PA 16827, mann@psu.edu, mann@psu.edu
8:30 AM
Dangerous Individual and Societal Inertia In the Face of Climate Change
CLAGUE, John, Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, jclague@sfu.ca, jclague@sfu.ca
8:50 AM
Geological Literacy during the Anthropocene Epoch: Public Understanding of Global Climate Change and Public Policy
MOORE, Juli A., Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824 and MILLER, Jon D., Hannah Professor of Integrative Studies and Director of the International Center for the Advancement of Scientific Literacy, Michigan State University, 112 Natural Science, East Lansing, MI 48824, mooreju9@msu.edu, mooreju9@msu.edu
9:05 AM
Intellectual Atrophy Theory Applied to the Global Warming Pseudocontroversy: A Case Study of Scientific Stagnation
STONE, George T., Physical Science, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443, stoneg@matc.edu, stoneg@matc.edu
9:20 AM
Climate Change and Human Health: The Public Health Response
LUBER, George, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS F57, Atlanta, GA 30341, gluber@cdc.gov, gluber@cdc.gov
9:35 AM
Acting on Inevitable Climate Change: How Should Scientists Participate?
CHANDLER, Mark A., Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University, NASA/GISS, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, HALLER, Jessica, Environmental Science and Policy MPA, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, MANKOFF, Ken, CCSR, Columbia University, NASA/GISS, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, MCKEON, Andrew, carbonRational, 1202 Lexington Avenue - 302, New York, NY 10028 and SOHL, Linda, NASA/GISS and Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, mac59@columbia.edu, mac59@columbia.edu
9:50 AM
10:05 AM
The Long-Term Carbon Cycle, Phanerozoic CO2 and Paleoclimate
BERNER, Robert A., Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, ROYER, Dana L., Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, Middletown, CT 06459 and PARK, Jeffrey, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT 06520, robert.berner@yale.edu, robert.berner@yale.edu
10:20 AM
The Arctic Bellweather Is Ringing!: Paleoclimate Data Quantify the Magnitude of Past Arctic Amplification
MILLER, Gifford H., INSTAAR and Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0450, BRIGHAM-GRETTE, Julie, Department of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, 611 N. Pleasant St, Morrill Science Center II, Amherst, MA 01003 and ALLEY, Richard, Geological Sciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, gmiller@colorado.edu, gmiller@colorado.edu
10:35 AM
Rapid Climate Change and Climate Surprises. A Look Back and Ahead
FILIPPELLI, Gabriel M., Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 723 W. Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, gfilippe@iupui.edu, gfilippe@iupui.edu
10:50 AM
Reconstructing Last Glacial Maximum Seasonal Paleotemperatures Using An Energy Balance Model
ZHUANG, Kelin, geology and geophysics, College Station, TX 77843, GIARDINO, John R., Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2261 and NORTH, Greald R., atmospheric sciences, college station, TX 77843, klzhuang_06@neo.tamu.edu, klzhuang_06@neo.tamu.edu
11:05 AM
Glacier Evidence against the Medieval Warm Period In Western North America
KOCH, Johannes, Geology, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691 and CLAGUE, John, Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, jkoch@wooster.edu, jkoch@wooster.edu
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