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Cultivating Excellence Seminar Series: Navigating Climate Change: Science, Impacts, & Solution

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Date: Friday, September 29th
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: Micron Center for Materials Research MCMR 205 (1435 West University Drive, Boise, ID 83706)

About the Seminar

We are delighted to invite you to the next installment of our Cultivating Excellence Seminar Series. This seminar aims to shed light on one of the most pressing issues of our time—climate change. The event is an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and professionals to gain insights into the science, impacts, and solutions related to climate change.

About the Speaker

Dr. John Abatzoglou
Dr. John Abatzoglou

The seminar will be led by Dr. John Abatzoglou, a distinguished Professor of Climatology at the University of California, Merced. Dr. Abatzoglou has published over 230 peer-reviewed papers and has amassed more than 25,000 citations. He is consistently among the most highly cited researchers globally since 2019. His influential works have appeared in prestigious journals like Nature, Science, and PNAS, particularly focusing on the intersection of climate and wildfires. Dr. Abatzoglou has also been the recipient of multiple research awards.
Seminar Overview

In his talk, Dr. Abatzoglou will:

  • Synthesize the current state-of-the-science on global climate change. – Discuss the growing literature on the impact of climate change on water resources, agriculture, ecosystems, and human well-being. – Outline examples of mitigation strategies for slowing down climate change.
  • Present science-informed adaptation efforts for improving the climate resilience of our landscapes, economy, and communities.

Don’t Miss Out!

This seminar is a must-attend for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of climate change and exploring actionable solutions. We look forward to seeing you there!


Chair and Professor of Civil Engineering
College of Engineering Boise State University
Phone: (208) 426-3794
Mail: 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-2060
Location: RUCH 338c, 1375 W University Drive, Boise, ID 83706
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