Past Event

The Impact of Climate Change in Chile’s Forests and Glaciers

May 18, 2017
8:03 AM - 11:00 AM
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Flacso Auditorium, Av Dag Hammarskjold 3269, Vitacura.


Introduction by Carolyn Robert, Representative in Chile of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB.)

Panel Discussion

Mike Kaplan, Associate Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (He has been carrying out research in Chile and Argentina for over 15 years on how glaciers, climate, and landscapes have changed in the past;  he is currently a Fulbright Scholar spending time at Universidad de Magallanes and Universidad Católica.)

Francisco Meza, Professor at Universidad Católica’s School of Agronomy and Forestry (His areas of research focus on understanding the impacts of Global Change on Agriculture, Forest and Water Resources and the development of adaptation strategies for these sectors.)

Park Williams, Assistant Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Bio-climatologist whose work focuses on the climatological causes and the ecological consequences of drought;

his research aims at understanding drought and its effects on terrestrial systems, including forests, the carbon cycle, agriculture, and humanity.) 

* The event will be in English.

**Parking at Parque Bicentenario and at the Atton Hotel located in Vitacura 3201 (two blocks away from Flacso.)