Life Science Hour Seminar Series

Name:Charles R. Goldman
 Distinguished Professor of Limnology Emeritus. University of California, Davis.
Title:Climate change and global warming is creating a world water crisis
Date:Friday, 15 September 2017
Location:Murie Life Science Bldg, Murie Auditorium.
Host:Katey Walter Anthony

About the Speaker:

Charles R. Goldman, Distinguished Professor of Limnology Emeritus in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, was with the University of California, Davis from 1958-2010. He developed the first courses in limnology and oceanography at UC Davis, served as Chair of the Division of Environmental Studies from 1988-1992, and was founding Director of the Institute of Ecology, serving from 1966-1969 and again in 1990-92. Prior to his 52-year tenure at UC Davis, he earned Bachelor and Masters degrees from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Limnology-Fisheries from the University of Michigan. He has supervised 100+ graduate students and 34 postdoctoral researchers during his five decades at UC Davis. His single most important and sustained contribution is the five decades of research on Lake Tahoe. Professor Goldman was Director of the Lake Tahoe and Castle Lake Research Groups and has pursued long-term ecological research`simultaneously at Lake Tahoe and Castle Lake, California, since 1958. Professor Goldman’s career work has been honored with the 1998 Albert Einstein World Award of Science, presented at a formal ceremony held in New Zealand. The Einstein Award, bestowed annually to a single individual by a council of eminent scientists that includes 25 Nobel laureates, recognizes those who have accomplished scientific and technological achievements that have advanced scientific understanding.

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