Scientific Experts Available to Respond to International Climate Report

Article ID: 527055

Released: 1-Feb-2007 7:10 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Newswise — Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are available to comment on many of the subjects covered in the summary report to be issued by the International Panel on Climate Change on February 2, 2007.

These subject areas can be addressed by the following WHOI experts:

Recent Changes in Greenhouse Gases
Dr. Scott Doney, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground
Dr. Sarah Das, Assistant Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Andrey Proshutinsky, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography
Dr. Peter Winsor, Assistant Scientist, Physical Oceanography
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Ocean Acidification and Other Links Between Climate and Ocean Chemistry
Dr. Scott Doney, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Dr. Dan McCorkle, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Paleoclimate and Pre-Industrial Climate Change
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. William Curry, Senior Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Sarah Das, Assistant Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Lloyd Keigwin, Senior Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Jerry McManus, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Delia Oppo, Senior Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Oceanic Climate Change and Sea Level
Ruth Curry, Research Specialist, Physical Oceanography
Dr. Terry Joyce, Director, WHOI Ocean & Climate Change Institute

Changes in Ocean Circulation and Water Mass Formation
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Ray Schmitt, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography

Surface and Atmospheric Climate Change
Dr. Jerry McManus, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Changes in the Tropics and Sub Tropics
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Sea Level Changes and the Coastline
Dr. Jeff Donnelly, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics

Climate Models and their Evaluation
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Olivier Marchal, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Ray Schmitt, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography

Global Climate Projections
Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & Geophysics
Dr. Terry Joyce, WHOI Ocean & Climate Change Institute
Dr. Ray Schmitt, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography

Additional Resources:
WHOI Ocean and Climate Change Institute http://www.whoi.edu/institutes/occi/topics

How Long Can the Ocean Slow Global Warming? How much excess carbon dioxide can the ocean hold and how will it affect marine life?
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=17726

Is Global Warming Changing the Arctic? And will polar changes trigger climate shifts beyond the Arctic?
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=9206

Tracking an Ocean of Ice Atop Greenland: A conversation with geologist Sarah Das
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=9126

The Once and Future Circulation of the Ocean: Clues in seafloor sediments link ocean shifts and climate changes
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=17906

Lakes and Climates Have Their Ups and Downs: A history of water table changes reveals climate shifts and the potential for future drought
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=18367

The Coral-Climate Connection: The skeletons of corals on the seafloor preserve records of how ocean circulation has changed
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=17026

Rising Sea Levels and Moving Shorelines: New tools and techniques show promise for better predictions and decisions about coastline change
http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=2484


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