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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.

Richard Katz, Invited Professor, "Stochastic Modeling of Environmental Time Series," Statistics Group of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, in May-June 2003.

Richard Katz, Guest Professor, "Statistical Methods for Weather and Climate Forecasting and Decision Making," University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, July-October 2003.

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, holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado.

Dissertation Committees

Michael Glantz, Masters Committee for Brock Adam McCarty, Department of Geography, University of Colorado. Thesis title: "Use of Famine Early Warning in African Development Strategies."

Joan Kleypas, PhD Committee for John Guinotte, Tropical Environmental Studies and Geography, James Cook University. Thesis title: "Projected Climate Change and Potential Effects on Suitable Coral Reef Habitat for the Great Barrier Reef."

Joan Kleypas, PhD Committee for Derek Manzello, Marine Science and Biology, University of Miami. Thesis title: "Effects of Seawater Chemistry on Coral Reef Development."


Workshops and Colloquia

Robert Harriss, in collaboration with START (global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training), held the "Advanced Institute on Urbanization, Emissions, and the Global Carbon Cycle" on 4-22 August 2003 in Boulder, Colorado.

Kathleen Miller collaborated with Tom Graziano (National Weather Service) to organize a four-day "Symposium on the Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges" at the American Meteorology Society's 83rd Annual Meeting on 10-13 February 2003 in Long Beach, California.

Jeremy Hackney convened a workshop on 6-7 November 2002 on "Increasing the Value of Weather Information in the Operation of the Electric Power System" in Boulder, Colorado.


Scientific or Technical Seminars

Richard Katz gave a talk on "Assessing Changes in Climate Extremes" at the ROES Seminar on 30 September 2003 at the ROeS Seminar in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Richard Katz gave a presentation on "Misconceptions about the Use of Extreme Value Theory in Climate Change Assessments" on 29 September 2003 at the PRUDENCE Workshop on Regional Climate Change in Europe: Processes and Impacts in Wengen, Switzerland.

Richard Katz gave a talk on "Misconceptions about the Use of Extreme Value theory in Climate Change Assessments" 26 September 2003, at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy.

Jennifer Boehnert gave a presentation on 21 August 2003 entitled "Using Weather and Climate Information for Integrated Natural Resource Management" at the Intertribal GIS Council Conference in Worley, Idaho.

Michael Glantz gave a presentation on 14 August 2003 at the Conference on Challenges for Drylands in the New Millennium on "A Cross-Cutting Approach for Assessment" in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Richard Katz presented "Assessing Changes in Climate Extremes" on 17 July 2003 at the International Statistical Institute Conference on Environmental Statistics and Health in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Olga Wilhelmi gave an invited presentation on 24 June 2003 entitled "GIS for Atmospheric Sciences: The Evolution of NCAR's GIS Initiative" and participated in the panel discussion at the Unidata Workshop, Expanding Horizons: Using Environmental Data for Education, Research, and Decision Making in Boulder, Colorado.

Joan Kleypas was an invited speaker on 19 June 2003 on "Seawater Chemistry Change in a Greenhouse Earth and Why Some Scientists Worry About it" at the Coral Reefs, Climate and Coral Bleaching Conference in Oahu, Hawaii.

Michael Glantz was a key speaker on 13 June 2003 at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Desertification Problems, "Are Solutions to Desertification in Central Asia Known But Not Applied?" in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Michael Glantz gave an invited public lecture on 12 May 2003 at Carleton College on "Problem Climates or Problem Societies" in Carleton, Minnesota.

Linda Mearns gave a presentation on 25 March 2003 at the Conference on Monsoon Environments on "The Issue of Spatial Scale in Integrated Assessments: An Examine of Agriculture in the Southeastern United States" in Trieste, Italy.

Michael Glantz gave a presentation on 9 May 2003 at the Conference on Scenario Building in Central Asia, "Relationships between Water and Conflict in Asia" at the Science Applications International Corporation in Washington, DC.

Olga Wilhelmi gave a poster presentation on 7 April 2003 entitled, "Exploration of GIS Interoperability Technologies for Atmospheric Science Research" at the EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly in Nice, France.

Michael Glantz gave the keynote lecture on 17 March 2003, "Extreme Events in the Asia Pacific: Enhancing Resilience and Improving Decision Making" at the Pacific Science Congress in Bangkok, Thailand.

Linda Mearns gave a talk on 16 February 2003 on "Water Resources, Agriculture, and Interactions with Climate" to the AAAS Panel on Implications of Climate Change on Soil and Water Conservation in Denver, Colorado.

Olga Wilhelmi gave a presentation on 12 February 2003 entitled "Exploration of GIS Interoperability Technologies for the International H2O Project" at the American Meteorological Society's 83rd Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California.

Linda Mearns gave a presentation on 11 February 2003 on "The Influence of the NAO/AO on Mean, Variance, and Extremes of Temperature in the Northeastern US and Canada" at the AMS's 83rd Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California.

Michael Glantz presented on 1 February 2003 "Challenges in Assessing the Environment and Security" at the Workshop on Knowledge, Security, and the Environment in Wilton Park, Sussex, United Kingdom.

Michael Glantz gave a presentation on 21 January 2003 on "Lessons Learned: Challenges and Rewards of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Teaching and Research" at the inauguration of the Center for Ecosystems Science and Policy, Coral Gables, Florida.

Michael Glantz gave the keynote presentation on 10 January 2003 on "Socioeconomic Impacts of ENSO" at the inauguration of CIIFEN (El Niño Center) in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Linda Mearns gave a presentation on 19 December 2002 on "Quantification of Uncertainty of Regional Climate Change" at the GFDL Seminar in Princeton, New Jersey.

Michael Glantz gave a presentation on 9 December 2002 on an "Overview of Ag-En Hotspots" to the FAO Agricultural-Environmental Hotspots Meeting in Rome, Italy.

Olga Wilhelmi gave an invited presentation on 31 October 2002 on "Vulnerability of the High Plains to Drought and Depleting Water Resources" at the 15th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology, held jointly with the International Congress of Biometeorology in Kansas City, Missouri.

Linda Mearns gave a talk on 28 October 2002 at the 16th International Congress of Biometeorology on "Climate Changes in the 21st Century" in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kathleen Miller gave an invited presentation on 25 October 2002 on "Climate Variations and the International Management of the North American Pacific Salmon Fishery: A Game Theoretic Perspective" at the Office of Global Programs' Human Dimensions of Global Change Research meeting in Seabrook Island, South Carolina.

Michael Glantz presented the "Initiative on Desert Affairs Program" on 25 October 2002 at SPIE's Third International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium in Hangzhou, China.

Michael Glantz gave an invited presentation on 18 October 2002 on "Implications of a New Center in Western China" at the inauguration of the International Center for Desert Affairs at Xinjiang University in Urumqi, China.

Michael Glantz presented the Kuehnast Distinguished Lecture on 11 October 2002 on "Global Climate Change: Uncertainties, Risks, and Values in Determining Public Policy" at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Linda Mearns gave a presentation on 10 October 2002 at the Workshop on Interstate Waters, "Future Climate: What We Know, What We Don't Know" in Snowbird, Utah.

Kathleen Miller gave an invited presentation on 6 October 2002 entitled "North American Pacific Salmon: A Case of Fragile Cooperation" at the Norway-FAO Expert Consultation on the Management of Shared Fish Stocks in Bergen, Norway.

Non-Technical, Popular Presentations

John Firor spoke to a group of science teachers attending the NCAR Teachers Workshop on 6 August 2003 at NCAR.

Michael Glantz gave an informal lecture on 13 May 2003 to a class at Carleton College on "Climate Affairs: A Notion Whose Time Has Come" in Carleton, Minnesota.

Olga Wilhelmi gave a talk about the NCAR GIS Initiative to a group from the Denmarks Ministry of Education during their visit to NCAR on 9 May 2003.

Eric Scharff gave an invited presentation on 1 May 2003 to the UCAR Web Advisory Group on "Collaborative Web Building with Swiki" at NCAR.

John Firor gave a talk on 27 April 2003 to the Society of Architectural Historians about climate change and population pressures in Denver, Colorado.

John Firor gave an informal presentation about climate change at the Denver University Chancellor Symposium on 23 April 2003 in Denver, Colorado.

John Firor contributed a presentation on 31 March 2003 to the Denver Area Broadcasters meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Linda Mearns participated in the Climate Modeling Breakout Session on 3-5 December 2002 at the CCSP Planning Workshop in Boulder, Colorado.

 

Table of Contents | Director's Message | Scientific Highlights
Strategic Initiatives
| Fundamental Research | Enhancing Productivity | Protection of Life and Property
Education & Outreach | Additional Educational Activities | Publications | Community Service
Staff, Visitors and Collaborators | ASR 2003 Home