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California Drought & Events: SNRI Symposium


California Drought & Events: Public Symposium presented by Sierra Nevada Research Institute

UC Merced, Kolligian Library 232

When: Monday March 10, 2014
Where: KL 232
Time: 1pm to 3pm

California Drought and Effects

Event Moderator
-Martha Conklin: Professor, SNRI Interim Director

1:00p.m.: Drought in the paleo record: signatures and responses
- Jessica Blois: Assistant Professor, Paleoecology

1:20p.m.: Climatology of California Drought
- Norman Miller: Research Scientists, Regional climate

1:40p.m.: Drought and Wildfire Extremes in California
- Anthony Westerling: Associate Professor, Applied climatology

2:00p.m.: Can Forest Management to reduce fire risk in the high Sierra result in more stream-flow at the mountain front?
- Roger Bales: Professor, Hydrology

2:20p.m.: Drought leads to rapid carbon loss from high elevation meadows
- Asmeret Berhe: Assistant Professor, Biogeochemistry

2:40p.m.: Questions and Discussion

Lunch reception begins at 12pm in KL 232. Permit parking in Lake Lots. 

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