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Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Eric Wolff FRS, Professor John Shepherd CBE FRS, Dr Emily Shuckburgh and Professor Andrew Watson FRS

Event details

The response of Earth’s climate system to a perturbation depends on the sign and strength of several feedback processes. This meeting will present critical assessments of major feedbacks, including those (such as ice sheets and the carbon cycle) operating over long timescales. For each, their role in past and present climate change, and their expected future effects will be discussed.

The draft programme (PDF) is available to download. Biographies of the organisers and speakers are available below, and speaker abstracts will be made available closer to the meeting date. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the event and the papers will be published in a future issue of Philosophical Transactions A.

Attending this event

This event has already taken place. Recorded audio of the presentations can be found below.

The meeting was immediately followed by a related, two-day satellite meeting, Climate feedbacks - setting the research agenda, at the Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society Centre.

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