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Bellarmine University Climate Symposium

Bellarmine University Center for Regional Environmental Studies

Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Bellarmine University Climate Symposium

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Bellarmine Climate Symposium (select this and ONE option below)   more info Ended Free  
CHOOSE 1: Climate Symposium Concurrent Session 1: K-12 Educators   more info Ended Free  
CHOOSE 1: Climate Symposium Concurrent Session 2: JPL Labs Virtual Meeting   more info Ended Free  
CHOOSE 1: Climate Symposium Concurrent Session 3: Panel Discussion on Climate Change   more info Ended Free  

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REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.

 

 

Climate Change: What do we know, and how do we know it?

Saturday, September 22, 2012 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Frazier Hall at Bellarmine University

Sponsored by Bellarmine's Center for Regional Environmental Studies, with support from NASA Kentucky EPSCoR funding.

Symposium open to the public: anyone interested in hearing directly from climate researchers about the scientific study of changing climate is invited to attend.  

Conference highlights:

  • Presentations by climate researchers on their current findings
  • Keynote address and book signing by Dr. Gavin Schmidt, of NASA’s Goddard Space Institute
  • Communications with Jet Propulsion Labs’ climate outreach team
  • Breakout sessions for k-12 teachers, media representatives, and environmental professionals

There is no admission fee.  Costs for the conference are underwritten by NASA Kentucky Epscor grant funding and by Bellarmine’s Center for Regional Environmental Studies. Breakfast is included; lunch is on your own (University Dining Hall will be open).

PLEASE REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 19. 

For more information, contact: Dr. Robert Kingsolver, Environmental Studies, Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Road | Louisville, KY | kingsolver@bellarmine.edu

 

SCHEDULE

9:00 am    Complimentary continental breakfast

10:00 am   Dr. Keith Mountain, University of Louisville -- Field study of Arctic Ice: Clues to Past Climatic Conditions

11:00 am   Keynote address, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, Goddard Space Flight Inst. --"What are climate models good for?"

Lunch on your own:  Bellarmine Dining Facilities will be open 

Concurrent afternoon sessions (choose one):

1:00-3:00 pm Workshop for K-12 educators, led by Dr. Kate Bulinski

(Participants will receive a data stick with curricular materials.)

 

1:00-2:00 pm  Virtual meeting with JPL Labs Center for Climate Sciences

How are NASA’s remote satellite data used to monitor climate?

 

1:00-2:30 pm  Panel discussion on biological effects of climate change

Led by Claude Stephens, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

Have questions about Bellarmine University Climate Symposium? Contact Bellarmine University Center for Regional Environmental Studies

When & Where


Bellarmine University's Frazier Hall
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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