Commemorative events 11-12 May 2006

Opening speech of H.S.H. Prince Albert II

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Under the High Patronage and with the Participation of H.S.H. Prince Albert II

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Conferences and Exhibition
at the Oceanographic Museum

Program of the Conferences

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Global pollution and climate warming

Thursday 11 May 2006

09h00: Prince Albert I and the arctic regions
By Jacqueline Carpine-Lancre, Historienne.

10h00: Arctic frontiers: the charting challenge
By Art Collin, Chair of the Science Advisory Council of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and member of the Council of Science and Technology Advisors of the Government of Canada.

11h00: The long-range transport of pollutants to the Arctic
By Graham Shimmield, Vice-president of the new European Federation of Marine Science and Technology Societies, Chair of Research of the new UHI Millennium Institute in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

14h00: The Arctic: ecosystems and threats
By Samantha Smith, Chair of the WWF International Arctic Program.

15h00: Adaptations to cold of plants and animals
By Yvon Le Maho, Directeur de recherche au CNRS, Membre de l'Académie des Sciences et de l'Academia Europaea, Membre Associé de l'Académie de Pharmacie. Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Strasbourg.

16h00: Glaciers, ice sheets and their response to environmental changes
By Julian Dowedeswell, Professor, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK.

Friday 12 May 2006

09h00: From ice age to hothouse: climates of the ancient past
By Douglas Macdougall, Professor of Earth Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA.

10h00: From hunting to farming: conditions and consequences of an environmental revolution
By Yves Coppens, Membre de l'Institut, Professeur au Collège de France.

11h00: The climate history of the past Millennium
By Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Professeur au Collège de France.

12h00: Global warming : what we know, what we fear
By Jean-Marc Jancovici, Ingénieur, Diplômé de l'École Polytechnique et de l'École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Paris, Auteur de livres sur le réchauffement du climat.

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