Start Date/Time: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 3:30 PM
Location: PAA-114 and PAA-214
Hosted by The Forum on Science Ethics and Policy
Michael McPhaden is the current President of the American Geophysical Union, as well as a Senior Scientist at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and an Affiliate Professor at the UW School of Oceanography. He is also a Fellow at the UW Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean.
Dr. McPhaden will highlight his experiences using science to inform public policy and discuss reactions to climate change from both the public and policy perspectives. He will also address some of the barriers to effective climate change communication.
Seminar, Thursday, April 21st, 3:30 PM in Physics Astronomy Auditorium room A114
Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served at 3pm.
Discussion, Thursday, April 21st, 4:30 PM in Physics Astronomy Auditorium room A214(limited to graduate students and post-docs)
Pizza will be served.
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