CliC/AWI Science Symposium
Venue: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

14:00 Welcome
– Volker Rachold and Jenny Baeseman

14:05 Introduction to the Alfred Wegener Institute
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– Bernhard Diekman, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

14:15 World Climate Research Programme: The role of Climate Science in Global Development
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– Ghassem Asrar, Director, WCRP

14:25 International Cryospheric Science in The Arctic
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– Volker Rachold, Executive Secretary, International Arctic Science Committee

14:35 A view beyond the Horizon – Future directions in Antarctic Science
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– Mike Sparrow, Executive Director, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

14:45 CliC and its role in WCRP
– Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada
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– Vladimir Kattsov, Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory
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15:20 Watch this Space: Recent ESA Cryospheric Science Highlights
– Mark Drinkwater – Head/Mission Science Division, ESA Earth Observation, ESTEC
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15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 The past and the future of the Greenland ice sheet
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– Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen

16:35 Arctic Climate System Modelling from an Atmospheric Perspective 
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– Klaus Dethloff, AWI

16:55 Permafrost and Climate Change
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– Hugues Lantuit and Birgit Heim, AWI

17:15 Climate Model Simulations of Antarctic Sea Ice and Interaction with Leading Modes of Atmospheric Circulation
– Marilyn Raphael, UCLA

17:35 Arctic sea ice & freshwater outflows; status, prospects and impact
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– Nalan Koc, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø

17:55 Discussion, wrap up