Adaptation to Climate Change

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From January to March 2014, CSaP's Inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel delivered a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College, Cambridge. Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. Starting in January 2014, he spent three months as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy. To access lecture slides and other teaching material, please go to: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/programmes/visiting-research-fellowships/prof-charles-kennel/

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Lecture 1: What can we expect from the climate and what might we do?
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CSaP's inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel will deliver a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College Cambridge. Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. He spent the 2014 Lent term as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge.
Jan 31, 2014
Lecture 2: Impacts of Climate Change
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CSaP's inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel will deliver a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College Cambridge. Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. He will be spending the next three months as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy.
Jan 31, 2014
Lecture 3: Why and how we will have to adapt?
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CSaP's inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel delivers a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College Cambridge. Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. He spent the 2014 Lent term as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy, You can find the lecture slides and other material here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/programmes/visiting-research-fellowships/prof-charles-kennel/
Feb 17, 2014
Lecture 4: Sea Level Rise, Coastal Cities, and Wetlands
5160
This seminar looks at factors affecting rates of global and local sea level rise; how advanced regions are preparing - Venice, the Netherlands, and Sacramento Bay-Delta; vulnerable cities, agricultural river deltas, low-lying island nations. You can find the lecture slides and other material here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/programmes/visiting-research-fellowships/prof-charles-kennel/
Feb 24, 2014
Lecture 5: California and the Arctic
5100
In this seminar, Professor Kennel discusses the first and most advanced regional assessments; impacts on regional natural systems, regional technical systems, and populations; and assessments - the first step in adaptive management. You can find the lecture slides and other material here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/programmes/visiting-research-fellowships/prof-charles-kennel/
Mar 03, 2014
Lecture 6: Adaptive Management of Climate Change
4800
In this final seminar of the series, Professor Kennel discusses the essential role of assessment in the adaptive management of complex systems; the regional specificity of climate change impacts; the critical role of local communities; the complexity of knowledge assembly for regional and local decision‐support; and the need to encourage timely decisions. “Knowledge Action Networks” comprising international experts and local decision‐makers can foster informed and timely decisions at the regional and local levels. You can find the lecture slides and other material here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/programmes/visiting-research-fellowships/prof-charles-kennel/
Mar 03, 2014
Seminar 4 Lord Martin Rees
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Mar 21, 2016