All exhibits are currently closed

while we move into our new home in downtown Ballard.

Opening May 2018

Human Centered Climate Change

Panel Discussion  

Human Centered Climate Change

Panel Discussion


In conjunction with the exhibit Lessons from the Arctic – How Roald Amundsen won the Race to the South Pole, the Museum will host an evening with a panel of scientists and environmentalists who will discuss the impact of climate change and its effects since Amundsen’s expedition a century ago.

Our panelists include: 
Robert Charlson, a world expert in atmospheric chemistry, aerosol physics, aerosol/cloud/climate interaction, aerosol and cloud instrumentation; 
Cecilia Bitz, a professor in the Atmospheric Sciences,  and Director of the UW program on Climate Change 
Sarah Doherty, a Senior Research Scientist at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, a NOAA/UW cooperative institute; 
David Battisti, the Tamaki Endowed Chair of Atmospheric Sciences at UW.

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