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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Science Lecture - Climate change in US national parks

Lecture | May 18 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Patrick Gonzalez, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management


From wildfires burning in Yosemite National Park, California, to glaciers melting in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, published scientific research has detected changes in United States national parks and attributed them to human-caused climate change. Since 1895, climate change has exposed the national parks to twice the heating of the country as a whole and to more severe aridity. Without...   More >

Half Dome, Yosemite. Image P. Gonzalez