The Lecture Series is presented by the Environmental
Science Institute and the Jackson School of Geosciences
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7-8:15 - Lecture
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Friday, April 22, 2011 - 7 PM CT
Creative Conservation In A Changing Climate
by Professor Camille Parmesan
Section of Integrative Biology, UT-Austin
What is the Lecture About?
Professor Camille Parmesan is a Professor of Ecology, Behavior and Conservation in the Section of Integrative Biology at the University of Texas. In addition, Parmesan is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an international body of highly respected scientists chosen to report to the world governments on the subject of climate change. Parmesan has given seminars in DC for the White House, government agencies, and NGOs (e.g., International Union for Conservation of Nature and World Wildlife Fund). As a lead author, she was involved in multiple aspects of the Third Assessment Report of the IPCC.
Additional website of interest: The United States Global Change Research Program coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. The USGCRP began as a presidential initiative in 1989 and was mandated by Congress in the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-606), which called for "a comprehensive and integrated United States research program which will assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change." Explore online to find out more about their programs here.
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