Ways of Knowing: Traditional Knowledge as a Key Insight for Dealing with a Changing Climate I

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Tuesday, 19 January 2010: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
B213 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; and the Second AMS Conference on International Cooperation in the Earth System Sciences and Services )
Cochairs:  Randy A. Peppler, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK and Heather Lazarus, SSWIM/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  3:30 PM
Terms of change: How farmers in Uganda talk about climate change
Carla Roncoli, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA; and B. S. Orlove and M. Kabugo
  4:00 PM
Seasons as Temporal Units for Natural Resources Management: Perspective from Fishery Management in the Central Brazilian Amazon
Patricia F. Pinho, INPE (National Institute for Space Research), Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and B. S. Orlove

  4:30 PM
Ua afa le aso; stormy weather today; traditional ecological knowledge of weather and climate forecasting, the samoa experience
Penehuro Fatu Lefale, MetService New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

  5:00 PM
Practical Skills and Tacit Knowledge of Sámi Reindeer Herders in the Context of Climatic Change
Terhi Vuojala-Magga, Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland; and M. Tennberg
  5:15 PM
Climate change, maple syrup and Indigenous Knowledge
Brenda L. Murphy, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Ontario, Canada; and A. Chretien

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