The Center for Advanced Study MillerComm 2016 lecture “Corals and Climate Change: Life after Death on a Remote Pacific Reef” is by Kim Cobb, Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana.
In this talk, Professor Kim Cobb will share her experiences from recent field expeditions to Kiritimati Island, exposing the extreme coral bleaching effects of the largest El Niño event ever recorded in the winter of 2015-16. Cobb’s research on corals illustrates how climate change is contributing to severe coral bleaching and mortality, and how science can help protect the reefs of the future.
Hosted by: Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment
In conjunction with: Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Geology, Department of Plant Biology, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, School of Earth, Society and Environment, School of Integrative Biology, Spurlock Museum
Thanks to the Center for Advanced Study for this information item.