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Climate Change for Prince Edward Island (Queens County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
Fall     
WinterBeaconsfield Carriage House01/07/2022 - 02/11/2022Friday1:30 PM - 3:00 PMWait List
Spring     

Course Details

DescriptionWeek 1: Climate 101 - Basics of climate change - what's causing it, what are the general impacts (globally and locally)? (Ross Dwyer) Week 2: Climate and the Coastline - Coastal Erosion, monitoring using Drones on PEI and the CLIVE sea level rise tool. (Andrew MacDonald & Luke Meloche) Week 3: Climate Justice - Address inequities through climate change mitigation and adaptation on Prince Edward Island. (Stephanie Arnold) Week 4: Climate Indicators - Selection of Scientific Indicators for Tracking, Understanding, and Communicating Climate Change in PEI (Don Jardine) Week 5: Climate & Agriculture - Examining the effects of climate change on agriculture and the development and implementation of precision agriculture techniques on PEI. (Stephanie Arnold and Ross Dwyer) Week 6: PEI Climate Stories - Historical perspectives of climate change and weather on PEI and what we are doing now to adapt. (Don Jardine and Ross Dwyer)
RequirementsAn interest.
Objectives
Teaching ProcessPresentations
UPEI Parking Pass Required?No
Additional Costs?No
Additional Costs or Information

Course Facilitator

NameRoss Dwyer
Background
Ross Dwyer is the Manager of Research Partnerships at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change & Adaptation at the University of Prince Edward Island.


 
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