Archive: Global Climate Change Impacts in the Western United States, November 5, 2009

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This Web Seminar took place on November 5, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Katharine Hayhoe, Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University, Frank Niepold, UCAR Climate Education Coordinator at NOAA Climate Program Office; and Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief at NOAA. In this Seminar professor Hayhoe focused the presentation on specific climate changes, current and expected in the Western United States. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.

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  • on Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:44 AM

This web seminar addresses global change in the western part of the USA. It starts with changes to the planet, increasing temperatures over a shorter period of time. Snow packs and planting times are reviewed to prove these changes. Part two describes how scientists know about climate change and part three describes what we can expect in the future. This is a very thorough presentation with lots of excellent data in graphic displays great to show in a classroom.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)


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