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Water in a Dry Land: Adaptation and mitigation of prairie aquatic ecosystems under a changing climate

Speaker: Dr. Kerri Finlay, Department of Biology, University of Regina

In addition to warming temperatures, climate change predictions indicate more frequent extreme droughts and floods, with profound implications for aquatic ecosystems in the prairie provinces, and around the world. In this talk, Dr. Kerri Finlay will discuss how changing precipitation patterns are expected to affect water quality in prairie aquatic ecosystems, and how current research may aid in forecasting local water quality. In addition to discussing how we can adapt to the effects of climate change on our water resources, Dr. Finlay will also discuss research on the potential for agricultural ponds to aid in the mitigation of climate change through carbon offsets.

More information:
https://www.facebook.com/events/735554927269211/

Date ( Add to your Calendar)
Thursday, February 6, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location
CB 139
College Avenue Campus

Academics for Climate gratefully acknowledges support for the Community Series from the University of Regina's Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance (MAP), Faculty of Education, Luther College, Department of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Department of Classics and Philosophy, Department of Economics, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Department of Sociology and Social Studies.

The Series events will be held on the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation. The University of Regina is on Treaty 4 lands with a presence in Treaty 6.

Contact
Dr. Sean Tucker
306-337-3244
Sean.Tucker@uregina.ca

Accessibility
The University has a manual wheelchair available on a first-come, first-served basis for use by campus visitors attending events. Please contact the Centre for Student Accessibility at 306-585-4631 or e-mail accessibility@uregina.ca to request use of the wheelchair. Please allow five working days notice before your visit.

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