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 GasesDr. Scott Doney, Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

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

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

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

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

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

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

Changes in the Tropics and Sub TropicsDr. 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 & GeophysicsDr. Olivier Marchal, Associate Scientist, Geology & GeophysicsDr. Ray Schmitt, Senior Scientist, Physical Oceanography

Global Climate Projections Dr. Karen Bice, Associate Scientist, Geology & GeophysicsDr. Terry Joyce, WHOI Ocean & Climate Change InstituteDr. 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 Dashttp://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 changeshttp://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 droughthttp://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 changedhttp://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 changehttp://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=2484


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