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Seminar on IPCC Special Report


The Swedish Meteorological Society, Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University, International Meteorological Institute at Stockholm University, Bolin Centre for Climate Research and the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute invite you to a seminar about the IPCC Special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate.

The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

This summary for Policymakers was formally approved at the second joint Session of Working Groups I and II of the IPCC and accepted by the 51th Session of the IPCC, Principality of Monaco, 24th September 2019.

The findings of the report will be presented by a selection of authors of the report. The report covers observed changes in the ocean and the cryosphere at high latitudes and high mountain regions, future projections, impacts and possible measures to limit and deal with the changes and their impacts.

Time: October 28, 2019, 13.00-17.10
Place: DeGeer Hall, Geosciences Building, Stockholm University
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Time Presentation Presenter
13h00–13h15 Welcome and Introduction

• Dr. Svante Bodin, President
Swedish Meteorological Society
• Dr. Nina Kirchner
Co-Director for the Bolin Centre for Climate Research

13h15–13h40 Framing and Context • Prof. Markku Rummukainen
Sweden's IPCC Focal Point
Observed and projected Changes due to Climate Change
13h40–14h05 Oceans including Sea Ice • Dr. Julienne Stroeve
University College London, UK
14h05–14h30 Glaciers, Ice Sheets and Sea Level Rise • Prof. Robert De Conto
University of Massachussets-Amherst, USA
14h30–14.55 Permafrost, Snow Cover and the Carbon Cycle • Dr. Gustaf Hugelius
Stockholm University, Sweden
14.55–15h25 Coffee Break
Impacts and Responses
15h25–15h50 Marine Ecosystems • Dr. Phillip Williamson
University of East Anglia, UK
15h50–16h15 Cryosphere including fresh water • Dr. Miriam Jackson
Water Resources & Energy Directorate, Norway
16h15–16h40 Socio-economic Aspects and Adaptation • Dr. Jochen Hinkel
Global Climate Forum, Germany
16h40–17h10 Comments by Policy Experts • Helen Ågren
Swedish Ambassador for the Oceans, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
• Dr. Tom Arnbom
Senior Advisor, Arctic and Marine Issues, WWF Sweden
Representative of the Swedish Ministry of the Environment (tbd)

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