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Professor Gabi Hegerl, University of Edinburgh

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19 March 2012, 11am
at the James Hutton Institute, Dundee
for scientists, students and other interested parties
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Professor Gabi Hegerl of the School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh will deliver the Distinguished Women Scientists Seminar entitled "Understanding and attributing climate change" as part of the Women in Science Festival 2012.

Gabi Hegerl is Professor of Climate System Science at the University of Edinburgh. Her interests are in the interface between climate modelling and climate observation with a focus on uncertainty, variability and change in climatic extremes and her research involves attributing climate change to different factors.

Gabi has received significant recognition for her research including sharing in the Nobel Peace prize, 2007, for her contribution as a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In her talk Gabi with discuss the factors that impact on climate change and the IPCC report.

This seminar will take place at The James Hutton Institute Dundee and will be broadcast live to the Aberdeen site.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.