Jeff Welker, director of ENRI, on a new NASA-funded project in the Copper River watershed

2011-05-04 by

Jeff Welker is a professor of Biology and director of the Environment and Natural Resources Institute at UAA. He helped organize a panel on carbon recycling in the boreal and rain forest systems for the Classrooms for Climate conference. In this preview, he describes a new project involving the Copper River watershed, and also describes dramatic landscape shifts near McCarthy, a result of global warming.

His panel is Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. in Rasmuson Hall. This interview was recorded on May 3, 2011.

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Classrooms for Climate
Conference homepage
Environment and Natural Resources Institute
Homepage; Jeff Welker, director
Jeff Welker
Bio page, ENRI