UNH Speakers Bureau

The Hydrological Cycle and the Earth’s Changing Climate

 

Program Description:

This talk discusses some of the broad-scale climate changes taking place both globally and in more specifically in the Arctic. An understanding of the physical processes driving these changes is discussed and the changes are placed in a long-term context.


Speaker:

Richard Lammers

Richard Lammers, Ph.D., University of Toronto, is a research assistant professor in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire. He is co-director of the Water Systems Analysis Group and his interests include the water cycle, river systems, computer modeling and global change with an emphasis on the rapid changes now taking place in the Arctic. Richard was also science advisor on Ice Worlds, a documentary for planetariums released in the Fall of 2008. This show looks at climate change and the importance of ice in our world.

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