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All previous PL
C's are available for listening or viewing.  Please click on the PLC link below, to listen to the webinar.



May 2, 2016:  Topic: "Climate Change: Science, Impacts, and How Individuals Can Help" -- Professor Thomas Kovacs, Eastern Michigan University -- 4:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.  7:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.


April 11, 2016: Topic: "Climate Change and Adaptation Resources in the Great Lakes Region."  -- B.J. Bale, Climatologist, University of Michigan Climate Center/Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments.  4:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.  7:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.



March 7, 2016:  Topic: "Climate Change and Michigan Agriculture," -- Dr. Phil Roberston, University Distinguished Professor -- Department of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences and W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University.  4:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.  7:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.


February 1, 2016:  Topic: "Understanding How People Perceive Climate Change," -- Dr. Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Founder - Michigan Technological University.  4:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation. *** Please note: there is an audio problem that exists for one minute, around the 40 minute mark of the presentation.  7:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.



January 11, 2016:  Topic: "Long Term Climate Effects on Human Settlements and Habitations," -- Dr. Andrea C. Simonelli, Founder - Adaptation Strategies International (ASI).  4:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation. 7:00 -  Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.  **** Please note, the quality of the 7:00 presentation is far superior to the 4:00 presentation.  There was a lot of static interference during the 4:00 presentation.  We would recommend that you view/listen to the 7:00 presentation.*****



December 14, 2015:  Topic: Responses of Birds to Climate Change, Dr. Peter Dunn, Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.     4:00 - Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation.  7:00 -- Please CLICK HERE to view and listen to the recorded presentation (our apologies, the first 5 minutes of audio was not recorded, it does not impact Peter's presentation).  



November 2, 2015:  Topic: Plant-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Climate, Dr. Mark Potosnak, DePaul University.  4:00 - Please CLICK HERE     7:00 - Please CLICK HERE


October 5, 2015:  Topic: "The Climate System" -- Dr Jason Webster, AtmoSci - Aurora, IL.  4:00, Please CLICK HERE   7:00, Please CLICK HERE



September 14, 2015: Topic - "How Climate Models Work" -- Dr Nathan Moore, Michigan State University   4:00, Please Click HERE     7:00 Please Click HERE




May 11, 2015:  Topic - Climate Change in the News  4:00, Please Click Here     7:00, Please Click Here


April 13, 2015 Earth Day PLC

April 13, 2015:  Topic: Earth Day 2015  4:00 PLC, just click HERE.  7:00 PLC, just click HERE.



March 2015 PLC - NASA Wavelength

March 9, 2015:  Topic:  NASA Wavelength with special guests-Liz Burck and Cassie Soeffing from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies.  4:00 PLC, just click HERE.     7:00 PLC, just click HERE



January 12, 2015:  Topic: SMAP Mission with special guest, Brian Campbell from NASA.  4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE.  7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

December 8, 2014:  Topics: Winter vs Meterological Winter; Climate Talks in Lima, Peru; White House Climate Education and Literacy Program; EarthNow-Science on a Sphere--Google Earth--Visualizations in Your Own Classroom  4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE     7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

November 10, 2014:  Topics: Students and Teachers Investigating Climate Change and Remote Sensing; Using Kites for Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Data Collection.  4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE   7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

October 13, 2014:  Topics:  NASA's Earth Observatory; Operation IceBridge; Licensing AEROPOD Technology.  4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE.  7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE.

September 8, 2014:  Topics:  NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory - 2 Mission; Action Projects -- Licensing Aeropod Technology and School Climate Action Plans; Update on Summer 2014 Climate Change and Remote Sensing Resources.  For the 4:00 session PLEASE CLICK HERE (unfortunately the audio is not available).  For the 7:00 pm session PLEASE CLICK HERE.

May 12, 2014 -- Topics:  National Endangered Specie Day; Human Artistic Perspectives of Climate Change; Award for Geoff Bland and Ted Miles of NASA Goddard; Update on CoCoRaHS; Release of the Third National Climate Assessment; Two Recent Reports from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication.  4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE (During the recording, we had a tornado alert and had to take shelter.  There is "dead space" from 0:30:00 until 0:50:00, when we resume.)   7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE.

April 14, 2014 -- Topics:  Is the Message Finally Getting Through?; Collecting Precipitation Data to Support the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission with special guests - Kristen Weaver and Dorian Janney, Educational Specialists for the GPM Mission; Sneak Preview of SMAP.   4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE (please accept our apologies for a few of the technical issues that arose.)     7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE  (there were no technical difficulties occurring during this broadcast, so recommend you listen to this one.) 

March 10, 2014 -- Topics:  Climate Change in 10 Minutes or Less; Students Collecting Real Data; Public Lab   4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE    

February 10, 2014  -- Topics:  3D Printing and the recent 3P's of Climate Change -- President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address, Pete Seeger and the Petroleum from North Dakota.     4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE      7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

January 13, 2014 -- Topics:  Polar Vortex and the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission with special guest Dorian Janney, Educational Specialist for the GPM Mission.  7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

December 9, 2013 -- Topics: Climate Change Minute Podcasts; "The Road Trippers"-Kirsten and Allie from http://adaptationstories.com; and Monitoring Local Change with AEROKATS.          4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE         7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

November 4, 2013 -- Topics:  Relationship between climate change and remote sensing; Instructional units (feat. 5E); Climate Change Resources (feat. CLEAN); Remote Sensing Resources (feat. My NASA Data)    4:00 PLC (unfortunately audio did not record)         7:00 PLC, just Click Here

October 14, 2013 -- Topics: Getting Students Involved in Climate Change Projects; Yale Climate Communication Project: Climate Change in the American Mind-California, Colorado, Ohio, and Texas; Mapping Our World/Earth Science Week-NASA's Role in Earth System Science and the NASA Missions.        4:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE       7:00 PLC, just CLICK HERE

September 9, 2013 -- Topics: Resources from Social Networks (facebook.com/iccars and twitter.com/iccars); ICCARS Resources-Home Page; United States Climate Action Plan; Remote Sensing: Operation IceBridge and a new Greenland Canyon.   4:00 PLC in Flash Format     7:00 PLC in Flash Format (first 14 minutes of audio is missing)

    May, 2013 -- 4:00 pm Session -- audio, video

    May, 2013 -- 7:00 pm Session -- audio, video

    April, 2013 -- 4:00 pm Session -- video

    April, 2013 -- 5:30 pm Session -- video

    April, 2013 -- 7:00 pm Session -- video

    March, 2013 -- 4:00 pm Session -- audiovideo

    March, 2013 -- 5:30 pm Session -- audiovideo

    February, 2013 -- audio  

    January, 2013 -- audiovideo

    December, 2012 -- audiovideo

To access the October, 2011 - November, 2012 PLC's PLEASE CLICK HERE.  

PLEASE CLICK HERE to watch and listen to the "Introduction to the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative" presentation, presented by Dominic Smith and Kimberly Hill at the ICCARS Online PLC on January 14, 2013.

Join our ICCARS Lifelines Professional Learning Community (PLC) for 2017.  The one hour meetings are held at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm (ET). To join the Online PLC, visit http://remc.adobeconnect.com/ICCARS2015-2016, then call 877-336-1828 and add the access code 1767689.  Details will be coming soon.
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