FW: AAG Special Session
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Thu Jun 14 08:22:39 EST 2001
From: Franco Biondi [mailto:fbiondi at unr.edu]
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 12:46 AM
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Subject: AAG Special Session
"Paleorecords of Changing Climate Variability"
Special Session, 98th Annual Meeting of the Association of American
Geographers (AAG), Los Angeles, CA, March 19-23, 2002.
Session Organizer: Franco Biondi, University of Nevada-Reno
Climate change may occur in multiple ways, not only by shifting the overall
mean or the size of extreme events, but also by modifying the strength and
timescale of oscillatory modes (ENSO, NAO, AO, PDO, etc.). All of these
changes impact human society, albeit in different ways, and might be
particularly difficult to forecast using instrumental records alone.
Paleoclimatic data can shed light on the long-term behavior of multi-annual
climatic phenomena, and this session is dedicated to the presentation of
research results from various Holocene proxies (tree rings, corals, ice
cores, varves, etc.) that show evidence of changing climate variability.
The session is sponsored by the Climate Specialty Group and the
Biogeography Specialty Group of the AAG, and will include papers and
posters, as well as a final presentation by discussant Brent Yarnal, Chair
of AAG Climate Specialty Group.
Details on the Los Angeles Meeting can be found at the AAG web site
by clicking on the "Annual Meeting" link.
Please note that, starting this year, registration and abstract submission
are only available from the AAG web site. Also, special sessions can only
be requested *after* session presenters have individually registered for
the meeting, and received their Participant Number. The registration
deadline is August 31st, 2001, so please e-mail me your Participant Number
and presentation title no later than AUGUST 20 to allow enough time for
submission of the special session.
Thank you for your consideration, and apologies for cross-posting.
Department of Geography
University of Nevada
Mail Stop 154
Reno, NV 89557
E-MAIL: fbiondi at unr.edu
ph.: + 1 (775) 784-6921 or -6995
FAX: + 1 (775) 784-1058
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