Dr. Frederick Nelson, adjunct professor in UWM’s Geography Dept., will present a lecture in the “UWM’s Academic Adventurers” series on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
The title of his presentation is "Many Are Cold, But Few Are Frozen: Permafrost and Life in the North."
Prof. Nelson has spent more than 30 years researching the impact of global warming on permafrost in the Arctic.
He was a member of the working groups with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore, and served as President of the U.S. Permafrost Association.
Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third floor, east wing of the Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
A reception with light refreshments, sponsored by the Friends of the Golda Meir Library, follows each talk.
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