Symposium: Oceans in a climate perspective

Dear sir/madam,

On the 21st of december the symposium ‘Oceans in a climate perspective’ will take place. Several speakers will give a talk about how various aspects of the ocean relate to the Earth’s climate. We will hear about the ocean of the past, the present and the future. After the walk-in at the Van Lier and Egginkzaal, the symposium will start at 13:00 with a talk from the U.A.V. and our chairman Martin Ziegler. The program is as follows:

12:30 – 13:00
Walk-in with coffee and tea

13:00 – 13:15
Introduction by Martin Ziegler and U.A.V.

13:20 – 14:05
Frida Hoem – UU
A Song of Ice and a Warm Southern Ocean: The paleoceanographic evolution of the Oligocene–Miocene Southern Ocean

14:10 – 14:50
Caroline Katsman – TU Delft
Deep Atlantic Ocean current and their role for climate

14:45 – 15:15
Break with coffee and tea

15:15 – 15:55
Cecile Hilgen – UU
The carbonate system on the long-term in the Dutch coastal zone: ocean acidification in reverse?

16:00 – 16:55
Sybren Drijfhout – KNMI
For how long can we keep the Netherlands protected against continuing sea-level rise?

17:00 – 17:10
Closing and social drinks

You can register at this page. We hope to see you then!

With driven regards,

The 78th board of the Earth Sciences Study Association Utrecht