8th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Fribourg 2010
Hot and Cold: Extreme Climates in Space and Time



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PLENARY SESSION, Friday November 19th
Auditoire J. Deiss, Pérolles 2, Fribourg (directions)


13:30 - 13:50
  • Ouverture de la session par le président du Département de Géosciences de l'Université de Fribourg

 

13:50 - 14:30
  • Global glaciations of the Cryogenian Period: critical new observations and models"  (Joint SNC-IUGS & SNC-IUGG Union Lecture)

Paul F. Hoffman
Harvard University

14:30 - 15:10
  • Extreme warming and ocean acidification 55 million years ago: a few lessons for the future

James Zachos
University of California, Santa Cruz

15:10 - 15:20 Musical interlude: Swiss Ice Fiddlers
15:20 - 16:00
  • Climate studies on ice cores – tepid, warm and piping hot

Hubertus Fischer
Climate and Environmental Physics,
Physics Institute, University of Bern

16:00 - 16:20 coffee break
16:20 - 17:00
  • Assessing and managing glacial hazards in a changing climate

John M. Reynold
Reynolds International Ltd

17:00 - 17:05 Musical interlude: Swiss Ice Fiddlers
17:05 - 17:15
  • Address by cantonal representative

To be nom.

17:15 - 17:30
  • Impact of global change on the insurance business (prov. titel)

Pierre Ecoffey
Etablissement Cantonal
d'assurance des bâtiments

17:30 - 18:15
  • Communications Platform Geosciences
  • Presentation SGM 2011 in Zurich
  • A tribute to Augusto Gansser's 100th birthday
  • Swiss Geological Society Award
  • CHGEOL Award
  • Paul Niggli Medal
Helmut Weissert
Helmut Weissert
Gilles Borel
Daniele Biaggi
Michael Dungan
18:15 - ???
  • Swiss Geoscience Party (food, drinks and rejoicing)