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 The Water Institute is pleased to co-sponsor the following Distinguished Scholar Seminar.  For those off-campus the seminar will be video-streamed at http://video.ufl.edu/service2/public/pub_showMain.php?id=30082


Soil and Water Science Distinguished Seminar
Presented at the 12th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum
Co-sponsored by Florida Climate Institute and Water Institute
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Speaker:   Dr. Chris Field
Director, Department of Global Ecology
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
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Title:          Climate change science in a skeptical era

Date:          Friday, September 9, 2011

TIME:         Seminar: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location:   Reitz Union - Room 282

Dr. Chris Field is the founding director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, Professor of Biology and Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University, and Faculty Director of Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. Field's research emphasizes impacts of climate change, from the molecular to the global scale. He has, for nearly two decades, led major experiments on responses of California grassland to multi-factor global change.  Field has served on many national and international committees related to global ecology and climate change. He was a coordinating lead author for the fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and a member of the IPCC delegation that received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.  In September, 2008, he was elected co-chair of working group 2 of the IPCC, and will lead the next assessment on climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability.   He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Field received his PhD from Stanford in 1981 and has been at the Carnegie Institution for Science since 1984.

Dr. Field is the keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum. For additional information and registration please visit: http://soils.ifas.ufl.edu/forum/ .  For additional details about Dr. Field's visit, please contact Dr. James Jawitz at: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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