IoES/Luskin Research Seminar: Glen MacDonald

IoES/Luskin Research Seminar: Glen MacDonald
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Luskin Center for Innovation
310-267-5435
Faculty and Staff
UCLA La Kretz Hall, Room 300A (Large conference room)
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Date: 
Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presented By: 
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Luskin Center for Innovation
Contact Phone: 
310-267-5435

Location

UCLA La Kretz Hall, Room 300A (Large conference room)
United States
Open to: 
Faculty and Staff
Contact name: 
Susan Woodward

“Drought that has altered past societies: What can they tell us about today?"

About the speaker:

Glen MacDonald

Glen M. MacDonald  is a UCLA Distinguished Professor, a UC Presidential Chair and Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment. He is also a Professor of Geography and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA.

“Drought that has altered past societies: What can they tell us about today?"

About the speaker:

Glen MacDonald

Glen M. MacDonald  is a UCLA Distinguished Professor, a UC Presidential Chair and Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment. He is also a Professor of Geography and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA.

His research focuses on climate change, its causes and its impact on the environment and society. He works on climate variability and environmental change using observational and other records. He has worked on climate and environmental change issues in North America, Eurasia and Africa. A particular focus of his work has been on water resources in western North America and the global semi-arid regions. He is known for work on the concept of the ‘Perfect Drought’. He also conducts research on issues such as California coastal marshes and the impact of rising sea levels. His work has been supported by the Royal Society of Canada, NSERC, NSF, EPA, DOI  and private foundations.

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