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Annual Riser Lecture

CONSERVING ANIMALS IS OUR BEST BET FOR CLIMATE GEOENGINEERING
Dr. Os Schmitz
Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology
Yale University

Conserving the functional diversity of animals in food chains creates a broad portfolio of natural means to mediate biogeochemical processes in ways that could meaningfully affect the global carbon budget. Come and learn how mechanisms of animal interactions within food chains instigate multiplier effects that significantly impact carbon storage and exchange among terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and the atmosphere.

For more information on the Annual Riser Lecture, please visit http://www.northeastern.edu/cos/marinescience/events/riser-lecture/.
 

This event takes place in the Murphy Bunker at the Marine Science Center. Light refreshments will be served before the event.

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 4:00pm

Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Murphy Bunker 430 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908

Event Type

Lecture

Departments

COS, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center

Website

http://www.northeastern.edu/cos/marin...

Sponsoring Organization

Northeastern University Marine Science Center

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