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RAPID Annual Meeting 2009

The RAPID Annual Meeting 2009 took place at the University of Edinburgh 6 - 9 July.

Programme overview

The meeting included the following sessions:

  • 6 July mid-day - 7 July mid-day: RAPID-WATCH meeting limited to the RAPID-WATCH projects and the RAPID-WATCH Programme Advisory Group,
  • 7 July mid-day - 9 July mid-day: RAPID science meeting with oral and poster presentations on topics related to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and its role in Rapid Climate Change.
    For details of individual presentations follow links in the Agenda and Abstracts.
  • The meeting was followed by a Palaeo Workshop where synergistic links between the RAPID palaeo-projects were discussed. An important outcome of the meeting the preparation of a NERC-RAPID 'palaeo-data' special issue for publication in 'Global and Planetary Change'.

Invited speakers

  • Sybren Drijfhout, KNMI
  • Michael McPhaden, NOAA
  • Joshua K. Willis, NASA-JPL
  • Lloyd Keigwin, WHOI