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March 24, 2014
Leslie  Gordon 650-329-4006 lgordon@usgs.gov

Preparing for California Climate Change: Climatologist Looks Back and Peers Forward

Free USGS Public Lecture March 27


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MENLO PARK, Calif. — How much will California's climate warm in future decades and what are the greatest vulnerabilities to climate change? On March 27th, USGS Climate Researcher Dan Cayan will explain about how scientists are investigating the way climate change might impact resources that are crucial to the state, including the Sierra Nevada snowpack, California coastal sea levels and the San Francisco Bay and Delta. Find out how climatologists are using earth system physics and computer modeling to develop plausible scenarios of California’s changing climate. 

Who:

Dan Cayan, USGS Climate Researcher

What:

Slide-show-illustrated presentation: Preparing for California Climate Change: Climatologists Look Back and Peer Forward

When:

Thursday, March 27, 2014
12 p.m. —Lecture preview for USGS employees and news media representatives
7 p.m.—Public lecture open to all
(both presentations will be live-streamed over the Internet)

Where:

U.S. Geological Survey
Building 3 Auditorium, second floor
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

More info and directions:

USGS Evening Public Lecture Series
Menlo Park Campus Map


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