GEOHYD Lunch Seminar: Pan-Antarctic map of near-surface permafrost temperatures at 1 km2 scale
Welcome to our GEOHYD Lunch Seminar Friday 14th of February @ 12:15 in Aud 2, The Geology building. The seminar is helt by Jaroš Obu, Department of Geosciences.
Seminar by Jaroš Obu, Researcher, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.
"Pan-Antarctic map of near-surface permafrost temperatures at 1 km2 scale"
Frozen ground (including permafrost and seasonally frozen ground) is an important factor of the terrestrial eco-topo-climate system, mutually affecting through interwoven interactions and feedbacks at various timescales. At the present time, it occupies roughly half of the exposed land in the northern hemisphere, but its areal extent and distributions have been varying under changing climate conditions.
We have tried to construct classification and mapping methodologies of the frozen ground using climate information (e.g., reanalysis data and GCM/ESM outputs) and observational data, and applied to map its areal extent and distribution from the regional to global scale for different time periods in the recent 125-thousand-year timeframe. In the talk, I will introduce the methodologies and the application examples, and discuss the implications, the current limitations and future possibilities
About the seminar:
This seminar is offered by the Section for Geography and Hydrology, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Oslo. The GEOHYD-seminars are announced as lunch seminars so bring your lunch if you want to.
The seminars are open for everyone interested, and especially students are welcome.
The Lunch Seminar Team
– Désirée and Sigrid