Climate Cafe Series


Three Zoominar lunch time conversations with faculty and graduate students. Learn about the different facets of climate science happening at the Rosenstiel School.

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Climate Café # 1

Climate Science in the Age of COVID

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – 11:30am – 12:30pm

  • Introduction and Overview –  Amy Clement, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences (ATM)
  • Record Breaking Weather and Climate in 2020  – Sisam Shrestha, Doctoral Student, ATM
  • Student Climate Research Showcase – Marybeth Arcodia, Doctoral Student, ATM
  • Climate Change and Prediction in the Age of COVID –  Ben Kirtman, Professor, ATM
  • What is the Climate Connection to COVID? – Lynée Turek-Hankins, Doctoral Student, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy

Climate Café # 2

Building Climate Resilience for Florida’s Coral Reefs and Coastlines

Thursday, August 20, 2020 – 11:30am – 12:30pm

  • Introduction and Overview –  Andrew Baker, Professor, Marine Biology and Ecology (MBE)
  • Increasing Coral Resilience  – Olivia Williamson, Doctoral Student, MBE
  • Restoring Reefs – Diego Lirman, Associate Professor, MBE
  • Become a Citizen Scientist: Rescue a Reef –  Dalton Hesley, Sr. Research Associate, MBE

Climate Café # 3

Economic and Societal Impacts of a Changing Climate

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – 12:00 noon – 1:00pm

  • Introduction and Overview –  Davit Letson, Professor, Marine Ecosystems and Society (MES)
  • Climate Impacts on Global Fisheries  – David Die, Professor, MES
  • Climate, Security, and Conflict – Katharine Mach, Associate Professor, MES
  • Climate Mobility in Miami-Dade County –  Nadia Seeteram, Doctoral Candidate, Florida State University
  • Moving Out of Harm’s Way –  Carolien Kraan, Doctoral Student, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy