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Additional Educational Activities

Formal Teaching Arrangements

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Division of Marine Affairs, Rosensteil School, University of Miami, Florida.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Professor Adjoint, Center for Environmental Journalism, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as an Affiliate Professor, Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, New York.

Michael Glantz holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Columbia Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York.

Linda Mearns holds an appointment as Graduate Faculty Member, Department of Agricultural Meteorology, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Linda Mearns acts as external reviewer of tenure applications, Department of Geography, North Carolina State University, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kathleen Miller holds an appointment as Faculty Affiliate, Colorado State University, Department of Earth Resources, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Olga Wilhelmi, Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado.


Dissertation Committees

Michael Glantz, PhD Committee for Anton Seimon, Department of Geography, University of Colorado. Thesis title: "Climate Change and Environmental Response in an Andean Alpine Watershed."

Linda Mearns, PhD Committee (as international member) of B. Trewin, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Summer 2002.


Workshops and Colloquia

Olga Wilhelmi organized a workshop on GIS in Weather, Climate and Impacts 12-14 August 2002 in Boulder, Colorado.

Robert Harriss convened a workshop on A Design for a Prototype CitySat on 7-8 August 2002 in Boulder, Colorado.

Robert Harriss convened a Forum on Colorado Cities and Regions, held 5 August 2002 in Boulder, Colorado.

Linda Mearns convened the US Workshop on Climate Projections, Uncertainty, and Scenarios for Impacts Assessment on 17-19 July 2002 in Boulder, Colorado.

Michael Glantz convened a meeting on Water, Climate, and Development Issues in the Amudarya Basin on 18-19 June 2002 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Michael Glantz convened a meeting on Climate-Related Flashpoints, held at Columbia University's Earth Institute in New York on 4-5 April 2002.

Michael Glantz convened the First Training Workshop on Climate Affairs Capacity Building Program in the South and Southeast Asian Region on 25-28 February 2002 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Scientific or Technical Seminars

Kathleen Miller gave an invited presentation on 3 October 2001 to the Colorado State University Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in Fort Collins, Colorado, entitled "The 1999 Pacific Salmon Agreement: A Sustainable Solution to the Management Game?"

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation on 8 October 2001 at the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Research conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil entitled, "Lessons Learned from the 1997-98 El Niño: Once Burned, Twice Shy?"

John Firor lectured on 19 October 2001 to a class of CEOs and others in Denver, Colorado, arranged by ex-Governor Lamm and Marshall Kaplan at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Michael Glantz gave an invited keynote presentation on 7 November 2001 to the Symposium on Remote Sensing in Boulder, Colorado, entitled "Creeping Environmental Problems."

John Firor gave a presentation on 5 December 2001 to a group of students at the University of Minnesota, entitled, "Progress in Earth Science."

Ruth Doherty gave two poster presentations on 11-12 December 2001 at the American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, entitled "Impacts of Climate Scenarios of Differing Spatial Resolution on Cotton Production in the Southeastern United States," and "The Relationship between the SOI and Extended Tropical Precipitation in Simulations of Future Climate Change."

Michael Glantz made an invited presentation on 7 January 2002 at a national workshop on Diagnosis of the Marine Environment and Its Impact in Fishing Resources, Lima, Peru, on "The Human Dimensions of El Niño."

Richard Katz gave an invited presentation on 13 January 2002 at the American Meteorological Society Short Course on Verification of Climate Forecasts in Orlando, Florida, entitled "Methods for Determining Optimal Use and Economic Value of Climate Forecasts."

Michael Glantz gave an invited talk on 21 January 2002 at the Workshop on the Development of Seasonal Forecasting for the Indochina Region in Hanoi, Vietnam, entitled, "Assessing User Needs for Seasonal Forecasting."

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation and acted as organizer for a conference held 31 January-2 February 2002, Climate Affairs in Latin America: Climate Issues and Policy Responses, held at Columbia University in New York, on "Climate Ethics and Equity."

Linda Mearns made an invited presentation on 5 February 2002 at the Soil and Water Conservation Society's Expert Panel on the Conservation Implications of Climate Change, Washington, DC, entitled, "Overview of Climate Change in the 21st Century."

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation on 8 February 2002 at the Rio Plus Ten Symposium at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on "Tensions and Debates in the International Environmental Movement."

Michael Glantz gave several presentations 25-28 February 2002 at the First Training Workshop on Climate Affairs Capacity Building, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Glantz was one of the organizers of the meeting.

Ruth Doherty gave a presentation on 23 March 2002 at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Long Beach, California, entitled "Agricultural Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in the Southeastern United States."

Linda Mearns gave two presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, held 20-26 March 2002 in Long Beach, California, entitled "IPCC Third Assessment Report: Perspectives from Geography," and "The Issue of Spatial Scale in Integrated Assessments: An Example of Agriculture in the Southeastern United States."

Michael Glantz gave an invited lecture on 9 May 2002 at the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in Bangkok, Thailand, on "Preparing for El Niño: A Climate Affairs Challenge."

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation on 30 May 2002 at a conference on the Scientific Investigation of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon held in Tlalpan, Mexico, on "The Impacts of El Niño on Climate and Society."

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation on 3 June 2002 at the Foundation for Mexican and United States Science (FUMEC) in Tlalpan, Mexico entitled, "Lessons Learned from the 1997-98 El Niño Event."

Kathleen Miller gave an invited presentation in Wageningen, The Netherlands, on 5 June 2002 at the International Conference on Risk and Uncertainty in Environmental and Resource Economics entitled, "A Stochastic Split-Stream Harvesting Model: Insights on Information and the Pacific Salmon War."

Richard Katz gave an invited presentation on 19 June 2002 at the International Environmetrics Society 2002 Conference in Genoa, Italy, entitled, "Evidence for Climate Variables Having Heavy-Tailed Distributions."

Kathleen Miller gave a presentation on 26 June 2002 at the Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics in Monterey, California, entitled, "Cooperation and Conflict in the Management of Transboundary Fishery Resources."

Linda Mearns organized and gave a presentation at the Workshop on Climate Projections, Uncertainty, and Scenarios for Impact Assessment on 17-19 July 2002 in Boulder, Colorado, entitled, "The Task Group for Scenario Development for Climate Impacts Assessment and the IPCC Data Distribution Center."

Linda Mearns gave an invited lecture on 24 July 2002 at an NCAR Geosciences and Education workshop entitled, "Towards an Integrated Assessment of Impacts of Extreme Events on the North Slope of Alaska."

Richard Katz gave an invited presentation on 11 August 2002 at the Joint Statistical Meeting in New York City, entitled, "Uncertainty Analysis in Weather and Climate Forecasting."

Linda Mearns gave an invited presentation on 12 August 2002 at the GCOS/IPCC Meeting of Experts in Geneva, Switzerland entitled, "An Integrated Assessment of Impacts of Extreme Events."

Linda Mearns gave an invited presentation on 19 August 2002 at the HARC Project Meeting in Barrow, Alaska, entitled, "Overview of Possible Climate Change in the Arctic."

Rebecca Morss gave a presentation on 2 September 2002 at the International Conference on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting in Reading, UK, entitled "An Object-Based Diagnostic Approach for QPF Verification: Connections with Forecast Users."

Mary Downton gave a presentation on 12 September 2002 at the Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers conference in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, entitled, "Flood Policy, Environmental change, and the Impacts of Uncertainty."


Non-Technical, Popular Presentations

Rebecca Morss gave a presentation on 13 January 2002 and participated in a panel discussion in the session, "In-Depth Look at an Organization: NCAR/UCAR," at the 1st Annual American Meteorological Society Student Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Shannon McNeeley gave a presentation at the Mesa Lab about ESIG's research activities to the American Society for Environmental History on 22 March 2002.

John Firor gave a talk at the Mesa Lab to a group of architects visiting NCAR on 18 May 2002.

Michael Glantz gave a talk in the Chautauqua Summer Series on 10 June 2002 on "Climate and Society Interactions: the El Niño Phenomenon."

Michael Glantz was interviewed by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for "All Things Considered" on 12 June 2002, which was carried throughout the United States and Canada.

Jeremy Hackney gave a presentation on "System Dynamics Modeling" at a COMET faculty workshop on 7 August 2002.


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