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. 264
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

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

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
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Recent Land Ice Mass Changes Determined from Satellite Gravimetry
LUTHCKE, Scott B., Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 698, Greenbelt, MD 20771, scott.b.luthcke@nasa.gov, scott.b.luthcke@nasa.gov
1:55 PM
Rapid Changes in Arctic and Antarctic Ice: A Review of the Past Decade
SCAMBOS, Ted A., National Snow and Ice Data Center/CIRES, University of Colorado, 1540 30th Street, Rm 218, Campus Box 449, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, teds@nsidc.org, teds@nsidc.org
2:10 PM
The Arctic as the Hotbed of Climate Change
STROEVE, Julienne and SERREZE, Mark, National Snow and Ice Data Center, CIRES, University of Colorado, 1540 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, stroeve@nsidc.org, stroeve@nsidc.org
2:25 PM
Past, Present, and Future of Permafrost in a Changing World
ROMANOVSKY, Vladimir, GROSSE, Guido and MARCHENKO, Sergei, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 903 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320, ffver@uaf.edu, ffver@uaf.edu
2:40 PM
Ice Dynamics Effects of Ocean and Atmospheric Temperature Changes
ANANDAKRISHNAN, Sridhar, Dept. of Geosciences and EESI, Pennsylvania State University, 442 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2711, ALLEY, Richard, Geological Sciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802 and PARIZEK, Byron, Dept. of Geoscience, Penn State University, Dept of Geosciences, University Park, PA 16802-2711, sak@essc.psu.edu, sak@essc.psu.edu
2:55 PM
Monitoring Lemon Glacier Using a Wireless Sensor Network in Juneau, Alaska: The SEAMONSTER Project
HEAVNER, Matt, Natural Sciences, Univeristy Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, FATLAND, Rob, Vexcel Corp, Microsoft, 5775 Flatiron Pkwy, Suite 220, Boulder, CO 80301, HOOD, Eran, Natural Sciences, University Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, CONNOR, Cathy L., Natural Sciences, Univ Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, HABERMANN, Marijke, Geophysical Institute, Univeristy Alaska Fairbanks, 903 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320 and BERNER, Logan, Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University, MS 9079, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9079, matt.heavner@uas.alaska.edu, matt.heavner@uas.alaska.edu
3:10 PM
3:25 PM
Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Human Health
PARMESAN, Camille, Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, parmesan@uts.cc.utexas.edu, parmesan@uts.cc.utexas.edu
3:40 PM
Ocean Acidification during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum: Lessons for the Future
ZACHOS, James C., Earth & Planetary Sciences Department, University of California Santa Cruz, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 and ZEEBE, Richard E., Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1000 Pope Road, MSB 504, Honolulu, HI 96822, jzachos@pmc.ucsc.edu, jzachos@pmc.ucsc.edu
3:55 PM
Ocean Acidification: How We Have Changed the Chemistry of the World's Oceans and Implications for Calcifying Organisms
FAGAN, Kathryn E.1, FEELY, Richard A.2 and SABINE, Christopher L.2, (1)School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, (2)Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, WA 98115, katie.fagan@noaa.gov, katie.fagan@noaa.gov
4:10 PM
Sea Level Is Risen. Storms Are a Certainty. Now What?
BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, YOUNG, Robert S., Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723 and NEAL, William J., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401, dbush@westga.edu, dbush@westga.edu
4:25 PM
Climate System Models and Their Role in Climate Change Research
AMMANN, Caspar M., Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO 80305, ammann@ucar.edu, ammann@ucar.edu
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