The Mohn Prize seminar – Pathways to a warmer Arctic

Welcome to a scientific talk by prize winner John Walsh and other presenters.

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  • 09.30–10.00: Breakfast/early lunch will be served
  • 10.00–10.30: John Walsh (IARC, University of Fairbanks, Alaska): The future of the Arctic under alternative climate pathways
  • 10.30–10.45: Q & A
  • 10.45–10.55: Pause, coffee will be served
  • 10.55–11.40: Impact and nature:
    Rune Graversen (UiT): Recent Arctic warming and its widespread climate impacts
    Kim Holmén (Norwegian Polar Institute): Human induced climate change and biogeochemical cycle
    Bodil Bluhm (UiT): From sea ice to sea stars, from Alaska to Svalbard, connections and change
  • 11.40–11.50: Q & A
  • 11.50–12.05: Pause, coffee and snacks will be served 
  • 12.05–12.50: Impact and society: 
    Grete K. Hovelsrud (Nordland Research Institute and Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research): Studying Climate Change Impacts on Arctic Peoples
    Vito De Lucia (Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS), UiT): Governing a melting Arctic 
    Igor Krupnik (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, member of Scientific Committee Mohn Prize): Are we losing human historical baselines with the melting ice?

  • 12.50–13.00: Q & A

Moderator is Kari Anne Bråthen, professor and vice dean for research, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT. The seminar will be broadcastet digitally:

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Here you can read more about The Mohn Prize. 

Når: 10.05.22 kl 09.30–13.00
Hvor: Auditorium 2, Teorifagbygget hus 1, Tromsø
Sted: Digitalt, Tromsø
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne, Inviterte
Kontakt: Unn Sørum

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