Charla sobre el cambio climático: una visión multidisciplinar Publicado en: mié, 15 may 2019 11:08:00 -0500
  • cambio climático
  • christopher l. sabine
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Con el propósito de entender las consecuencias del cambio climático, la Facultad de Ciencias ha invitado a Christopher L. Sabine, de la Universidad de Hawaii en Manoa, doctor en Oceanografía.

Fecha: viernes 17 de mayo de 2019
Hora: 11:00 am
Lugar: edificio 54, Jesús Emilio Ramírez, S.J. en el auditorio del 4 piso; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá

Christopher L. Sabine is a full professor and acting Associate Dean of Research at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He received his PhD. in chemical oceanography from the University of Hawaii in 1992. Since that time he has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters on carbon cycling and climate change. His current research focuses on understanding the global carbon cycle, the role of the ocean in absorbing CO2 released from human activity, and ocean acidification. He has won several awards including the U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award for pioneering research leading to the discovery of increased acidification in the world¿s oceans and was recognized by the Intergovernmental Program on Climate Change (IPCC) for his contributions to the IPCC when they were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He has been a scientific advisor for a number of national carbon programs in the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Sabine has been active in the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network¿s capacity building efforts for the past several years. He helped develop the GOA-ON in a box kits for low cost carbon measurements and has conducted trainings for African, Pacific Islander, and Latin American scientists using the kits.

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