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Participants specializing in various disciplines, often from the natural and social science fields, are invited to attend these events. Public Lectures held during the workshops are open to the public. If you are interested in learning more please contact us

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  • Using science to protect habitat

    June 13, 2018

    Elizabeth Stewart-Severy - June 12, 2018

    Listen to the story on Aspen Public Radio that succinctly describes how data can be used to help inform management and support ecosystem health.

    Elise Osenga from Aspen Global Change Institute shares information about the iRON project that monitors climate conditions, including soil moisture, at Northstar Nature Preserve. AGCI is working with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails to monitor habitat conditions on public lands. People, plants and animals all enjoy the nearly 5,000 acres of land owned by Pitkin County Open Space and Trails. To make sure the shared space remains a thriving ecosystem, Open Space and Trails is turning to data collected on site.

    Using science to protect habitat
  • Nature Geoscience Article Published on 2017 AGCI Workshop Findings

    February 05, 2018

    In 2017, AGCI workshop participants met to discuss sea-ice loss at the Earth's poles and its potential effects on the globe's weather and climate in the AGCI workshop Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Polar Amplification. The workshop was co-chaired by Clara Deser, James Screen, Doug Smith and Xiangdong Zhang. Their synthesis of the workshop was recently published in Nature Geoscience.

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  • A Short Reflection on AGCI's Model Evaluation Workshop

    September 19, 2017

    Crescendo, a European organization committed to improving Earth systems models, helped support last summer's AGCI workshop on Earth System Model Evaluation. Participant, Peter Cox shares photos and a short description of the week.

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  • Ben Santer on Aspen's The Lift

    August 04, 2017

    Aspen82 The Lift

    AGCI public lecturer Ben Santer shares his thoughts with Aspen82's The Lift on AGCI as an organization, and the 2017 AGCI Workshop on Earth System Model Evaluation to Improve Process Understanding.

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  • The sentence that changed science: Climate researcher shares insights

    August 01, 2017

    Aspen Public Radio
    Elizabeth Stewart-Severy

    2017 AGCI public lecturer Ben Santer, spoke with Aspen Public Radio about the human thumbprint on climate change, the role of scientists as communicators with the public, and his lecture on How a Sentence Changed Science: Lessons Learned from the 1995 Climate Report.

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  • AGCI Talks Ecology at Annual 'Bioblitz'

    July 06, 2017

    Sopris Sun
    By Megan Tackett

    AGCI's Elise Osenga is featured for her role in the annual in-depth biodiversity study, or “bioblitz,” in the Roaring Fork valley. The annual event is organized by the Colorado National Heritage Program with local partners.

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