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The climate in the ice and how it got there: On the history of ice core science

Date:

Location:

Englersaal, WSL Birmensdorf (video-link to SLF Davos)

Organized by:

Rosmarie Büchi

Speaker:

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dania Achermann, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung, Bergische Universität, DE-Wuppertal

Moderated by:

Martin Heggli

Language:

english

Type of event:

Distinguished Lectures

Target audience:

everybody interested in this topic

Dr. Dania Achermann

Until the mid-twentieth century, the study of ice and the study of climate had little in common. However, today, ice research is an indispensable pillar of climate science. How has the idea of past climates in the ice evolved? And what were the consequences for both ice and climate research?