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Acadia National Park Science Symposium 2016 Keynote
October 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
The keynote speech at the 2016 Acadia Science Symposium, “Let’s get realistic about sustainability” will be presented by Dr. William H. Schlesinger and featured in the Acadia Centennial Lecture Series. Dr. Schlesinger’s speech begins at 7:00 p.m. in Moore Auditorium, on the Schoodic Institute campus and is free and open to the public.
Dr. William H. Schlesinger is President Emeritus (2007–2014) of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, and James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Biogeochemistry and Former Dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University
A graduate of Dartmouth College (A.B.) and Cornell University (PhD.), he has been investigating the link between environmental chemistry and global climate change for over 30 years. His recent work focuses on understanding how trees and soil influence atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.