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  • Seminar by Dr. Ji-Woong Yang
    Jan
    01

    Global- and regional paleoclimate reconstructions from greenhouse gas and borehole temperature of polar ice cores

    Seminar by Dr. Ji-Woong Yang from Seoul National University

    KST 15:00 – 16:00

    According to IPCC report, the Earth’s climate has been warming rapidly since the 20thcentury, and the current warming trend is expected to continue in the upcoming decades. Therefore, the “paleoclimatologists” […]

  • Seminar by Prof. Kyoung-nam Jo
    Dec
    21

    Paleoclimatic investigations using carbonate speleothems in South Korea

    Seminar by Prof. Kyoung-nam Jo from Kangwon National University

    KST 15:00 – 16:00

    A cave is defined as a naturally formed underground cavity large enough for human entry. According to the formation processes, caves are usually divided into solution, volcanic, glacier, crevice, and […]

  • Seminar by Prof. Fei-Fei Jin
    Dec
    11

    On ENSO Theory

    Seminar by Prof. Fei-Fei Jin from University of Hawaii

    KST 10:00 – 11:00

    The fundamental dynamical mechanisms of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)phenomenon have been extensively studied since Bjerknes envisioned ocean-atmosphere interaction in the equatorial Pacific as its main cause. This talk provides […]

  • Seminar by Prof. Vanessa M. Hayes
    Dec
    10

    Identifying the Garden of Eden

    Seminar by Prof. Vanessa M. Hayes from University of Sydney

    KST 10:00 – 11:30

    Archaeological and genetic data concur that anatomically modern humans (AMHs or Homo sapiens sapiens) arose in Africa some 200 thousand years ago (ka). However, the exact birthplace and the reasons for […]

  • Seminar by Dr. Øyvind Paasche
    Nov
    28

    How can we tell how glaciers vary over time?

    Seminar by Dr. Øyvind Paasche from Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

    KST 10:00 – 11:00

    Mountain glaciers are still abundant in high-latitude, high-altitude areas on Earth. Their presence in the landscape, and dynamic behaviour, are intimately linked to the local climate. From observations we know […]

  • Seminar by Prof. Tore Furevik
    Nov
    27

    Strengthened linkages between Arctic and Asian in boreal winter

    Seminar by Prof. Tore Furevik from Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

    KST 10:00 – 11:00

    I will discuss recent and ongoing works on the warming of the Arctic in boreal winter, most pronounced in the northern Barents and Kara Seas, and its linkages to east […]

  • Seminar by Dr. Megumi Chikamoto
    Nov
    15

    Controlling calcium carbonate preservations during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

    Seminar by Dr. Megumi Chikamoto from Utah State University / University of Hawaii

    KST 10:00 – 11:30

    Ocean biogeochemistry in paleoclimate history exhibits abrupt changes in calcium carbonate preservations after CO2 emissions. During the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) period, for example, the calcium carbonate (CaCO3) content was […]

  • Seminar by Dr. Hanna Lee
    Nov
    11

    The risks of changing cryospheric environments on nature and society

    Seminar by Dr. Hanna Lee from Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

    KST 14:00 – 15:00

    Cryosphere is where water is in its solid form. The cryosphere is changing faster than global mean under current and future warming scenarios and has great consequences to the feedback […]