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July 2019

Workshop: Arctic Change and Extreme Weather & Climate

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 8:00 amFriday, Jul 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel, 401 E 6th Ave
Anchorage, Alaska 99501 United States
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$2870

Recently amplified warming in the Arctic is an outstanding phenomenon of global climate change. There is a pressing need to synthesize the current knowledge and coordinate future research efforts to improve understanding of Arctic influence on extreme climate and weather.

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ST Lee Young Scientist Exchange Lecture – Anthropogenic forcing: effects on extreme glacier mass-loss

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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This lecture is part of the S.T. Lee Young Scientist Exchange with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Visiting scientist: Lauren Vargo Talk overview: Glaciers are unique indicators of climate change, and extreme glacier mass loss is becoming more common globally. While decadal glacier decline has been attributed to anthropogenic forcing, direct links between anthropogenic forcing and years of extreme glacier mass loss have not been documented. Event attribution methods have previously been applied to extreme heat, drought, and rainfall…

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