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MSRI Symposium on Climate Change: From Global Models to Local Action April 12, 2007 - April 13, 2007

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Apr 12, 2007
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Issues in Climate Change
Inez Fung (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Sea Ice Cover in a Changing Climte
Cecilia Bitz
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Forecasting the Risk of Extreme Events
Lisa Goldberg
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Seeing through Climate Models
Lenny Smith
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Impact of Aerosols on Rice Production in India through Local Climate
Max Auffhammer
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  All Those Genomes
Sydney Brenner
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Future Climate Projections from Multi-Model Ensembles: Motivations, Challenges, Approaches and Ways Forward
Claudia Tebaldi
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Using Observations to Estimate Climate Model Parameters
Jeff Anderson
Apr 13, 2007
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Algorithms for the Study of Climate Change
Phillip Colella (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory)
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Architectural Trends and Programming Model Strategies for Large-Scale Machines
Katherine Yelick
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Irreducible Imprecision in Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulations
Jim McWilliams
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Precipitation Change and the Chaallenges of Modeling
David Neelin
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  When We Can't Keep Track of Everything: On Diffusion Processes and Levy Flights in Climate Modeling
Cecile Penland
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Where do we go from here?
Bill Collins