Evergreen to Offer NOAA Climate Change Lecture

October 25, 2013

“Understanding the Global Carbon Cycle, Climate Change and Ocean Acidification”

(Olympia, Wash.) Understanding of the Earth’s carbon cycle and its intimate connection with climate and ocean acidification will be examined by a prominent U.S. government scientist November 7 at 5 p.m. in Lecture Hall 3 at The Evergreen State College.

Christopher Sabine, director of the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss how ocean acidification affects marine life, atmospheric carbon levels, and ultimately the global climate.

This event is sponsored by: Earth Matters: Geology and Chemistry, Ocean Life and Environmental Policy, and Practice of Sustainable Agriculture Academic Programs, the Evergreen Chemistry Club, and the Puget Sound Section of the American Chemical Society.

This free event is open to the public at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW Olympia, WA 98505. Parking is $2.00.