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Webinar: Ask the experts of the Pamir Mountain contest


The American Geophsyical Union’s Thriving Earth Exchange is hosting a contest on the Climate CoLab called, Anticipating Climate Change in the Pamir Mountains.  The contest seeks to generate ideas about how earth science research and observations can help recalibrate traditional ecological calendars for a changing climate.

Project advisor, Dr. Karim-Aly Kassam, will provide a 15-minute overview of the challenge, followed by a question and answer period. Participants will also have the opportunity to listen to a brief introduction on Climate CoLab and the Thriving Earth Exchange.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
2:30-3:30 PM Eastern Time

Update: Watch the webinar recording


1. Overview of the Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) and Climate Colab

2. Overview of Pamir Mountains project

  • Importance of the project to communities, in region, in regards to climate change
  • Characteristics and attributes of the communities in the Pamir Mountains
  • How communities are ready to work with scientists

3. Opportunity for public to ask questions/make comments