Lectures in Climate Change, Volume 1


These presentations are first in a monthly series sponsored by CCRUN, that is drawn from the recent book, Our Warming Planet: Topics in Climate Dynamics, published by World Scientific. The series encompasses topics such as natural and anthropogenic climate forcing, climate modeling, radiation, clouds, atmospheric dynamics and storms, hydrology, cryosphere, paleoclimate, sea level rise, agriculture, atmospheric chemistry, and climate change education. The lecture series is for students, teachers, and interested researchers and colleagues around the world to be better able to understand various aspects of climate change.

The webinar series will follow the presentations on various topics on climate change by their authors, and allow a dialogue between experts in the field and people interested in gaining deeper knowledge in a broad array of topics in climate dynamics.

The book, containing most of the material in this webinar series, can be purchased as an e-book, soft cover, or hard cover copy at the World Scientific Publishing website.

Webinars will take place monthly on Tuesdays from 3:00–5:00PM.  The full schedule can be found here.

Introduction to Webinar Series

September 18, 2018

Dr. David Rind and Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig

The Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM)

July 16, 2019

Dr. Mark Chandler

Atmospheric Radiation

June 18, 2019

Dr. Valdar Oinas

Soil Moisture in the Climate System

June 18, 2019

Dr. Randal Koster

Understanding the Last Glacial Maximum

May 21, 2019

Dr. Dorothy Peteet

Chemistry–Climate Interactions

May 21, 2019

Dr. Loretta J. Mickley

Sea Level Rise

April 16, 2019

Dr. Vivien Gornitz

Sea Ice and Global Warming

March 19, 2019

Dr. Douglas G. Martinson

Polar Sea Ice Coverage

March 19, 2019

Dr. Claire Parkinson

Lightning and Climate Change

February 19, 2019

Dr. Colin Price

Projections of Future Drought

February 19, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Aminzade

Extratropical Cyclones on a Warmer Earth

December 18, 2018

Dr. Walter A. Robinson and Dr. James F. Booth

Arctic Amplification and Extreme Mid-Latitude Weather

December 18, 2018

Dr. Judah Cohen

Frequency and Intensity of Tropical and Non-Tropical Cyclones

December 18, 2018

Dr. Timothy Eichler

The Role of Clouds in Climate

November 13, 2018

Dr. Anthony D. Del Genio

Explaining Climate

November 13, 2018

Dr. Andrew Lacis

Building a Climate Model

October 16, 2018

Dr. Gary Russell

Natural and Anthropogenic Factors

October 16, 2018

Dr. Judith L. Lean

Agriculture, Food Security, and Health

September 18, 2018

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig

Instability of the North Atlantic Circulation

September 18, 2018

Dr. David Rind