The Mohn Prize seminar – Pathways to a warmer Arctic
Welcome to a scientific talk by prize winner John Walsh and other presenters, May 10, at Auditorium 2, Teorifagbygget in Tromsø.
- 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.