Schnoor to Address Climate Change Near and Far

Monday, March 7, 2011

University of Iowa News Release

How do climate changes witnessed in Iowa over the past century fit into the scientific date on global climate change? University of Iowa Professor Jerry Schnoor will address those issues in the UI Explorers Lecture, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the UI Museum of Natural History’s Biosphere Discovery Hub. This event is free and open to the public.

Schnoor is the Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, professor of civil and environmental engineering and co-director of the UI Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) in the UI College of Engineering. His research interests include natural carbon removal water quality modeling, and the causes of global warming. Along with his scholarly pursuits, Schnoor and his CGRER graduate assistants have planted more than 250,000 trees to help sequester carbon from the environment.

The UI Explorers Lecture series is sponsored by the Museum of Natural History. For more information on the lecture series and the museum, please visit http://www.uiowa.edu/~nathist/, call 319-335-0606 or email uimnh@uiowa.edu.