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Extreme weather events in a warming world - Welcome to open key note lectures

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg welcome you to the open keynote lectures.

The Class for geosciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg organise a workshop on extreme weather events in a warming world

The workshop will present the state of scientific knowledge on extreme weather events in a warming world and is expected to inspire Swedish climate research community and to promote assessments of and researches on the subjects internationally. The workshop is for invited only.

In connection to the workshop, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg welcome you to the open keynote lectures. No registration is needed but please note that the seating is limited.

Keynotes by invited lectures Chair:

Professor Deliang Chen, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

13.30 Changes in frequency, intensity and persistency of extreme precipitation Professor Panmao Zhai, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, China Meteorological Administration, China

14.00 Climate extremes in a warming climate: 1.5°C, 2°C and higher Professor Sonia I. Seneviratne, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science,Land-Climate Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

14.30 Tropical cyclones, Medicanes, and Polar Lows in a Warming World Professor Kerry A. Emanuel, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

The lectures will be streamed. Se link below:

Lecturer: Professor Panmao Zhai, IPCC AR6 WG1 Co-chair, Professor Sonia I. Seneviratne, IPCC AR6 WG1 Coordinating Lead Author, and Professor Kerry A. Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Date: 11/11/2019

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Categories: Science

Location: Hörsalen at Geovetarcentrum (Guldhedsgatan 5C)

Event URL: Read more about Extreme weather events in a warming world - Welcome to open key note lectures

Contact person: Delinag Chen

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