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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Antarctica and Climate Change (Wed. 13 Sep, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Midcoast Senior College will be co-sponsoring with Cornerstones of Science a free presentation titled “Antarctica and Climate Change” on Wednesday, September 13 from 1-3 pm at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. Geologists Nelia Dunbar and Bill McIntosh will talk about carrying out scientific research on volcanoes in Antarctica and insights provided into past and future climate change. Dunbar and McIntosh are geologists associated with the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, where Dunbar recently became the New Mexico State Geologist. Dunbar and McIntosh will present a balanced perspective on the scientific and public-policy aspects of the melting of Antarctic ice, and as New Mexico State Geologist, Dunbar will comment on communicating scientific research to the public, as well as challenges associated with current funding of scientific research


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