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A New Record Low in Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012

Sustainable Development Seminar Series: A New Record Low in Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Sponsor: Columbia University Earth Institute

The Earth Institute presents the first in the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series. Arctic sea ice extent is at its lowest in recent history, with further melting likely before season’s end. Explore diverse perspectives and discussion on implications of the rapid decline of the Arctic sea ice including development of the Arctic.

Speakers: Benjamin Orlov, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Professor, International & Public Affairs, Co-Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Director, MA Program in Climate & Society, Columbia University; Stephanie Pfirman, Department Chair and Professor, Environmental Science, Barnard College, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Lamont –Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University; , Vinton Professor of Earth & Environmental Engineering, Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences, , Department of Geological Sciences, Associate Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University.

Wednesday, September 19, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Location: Columbia University, Morningside campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Pamela Vreeland by sending email to pvreeland@ei.columbia.edu .

RSVP: RSVP REQUIRED. PHOTO ID REQUIRED FOR NON-CUID HOLDERS TO ENTER THE BUILDING.
For more information on the Sustainable Development Seminars. Click here to register

Sponsors: Earth Institute

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