Ecological and Agricultural Consequences of Climatic Extremes and Variability

Aug 13th, 1999 - Aug 22nd, 1999

This workshop explored ecological impacts of climate extremes such as heat waves, floods, storms, and more. The objective was to review existing research on projections of extreme events in relation to climate change and to identify areas where current data or research is insufficient.

Keywords: weather; climate variability and change; ecosystems; natural disasters


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Day 1August 14, 1999

8:30 am Welcoming Remarks

9:30 am Discussion

10:15 am Discussion

11:45 am Discussion

1:30 pm What is shown by the proxy record?

2:15 pm Discussion

3:15 pm Discussion

4:15 pm Discussion

6:15 pm Carpool to Lewis Residence


Ranjan S. Muttiah

Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
Assistant Professor
starEvent Co-Chair

Michael Schlesinger

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
starEvent Co-Chair

Allen M. Solomon

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Senior Research Ecologist
starEvent Co-Chair


United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Research Ecologist
Oregon State University
Battelle Washington Operations
Senior Research Scientist
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Mountain Forest Ecology
Eikosphere, LLC
Ecology Student
University of Minnesota
Regents Professor of Ecology
University of Arizona
Assistant Professor
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Biometeorologist/Agriculutral Engineering Consultant
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Kansas State University
Wageningen University
University of California, Los Angeles
Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI)
Sr. Research Fellow
University of Michigan
Samual A. Graham Dean and W.A.Stapp Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Professor and Department Chair
University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
Wake Forest University
Babcock Professor of Botany
University of California, San Diego
Professor of Meteorology
University of California, Davis
University of Arizona
Associate Professor of Dendrochronology
Iowa State University
Professor of Agricultural Meteorology Professor of Atmospheric Science

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