Wednesday March 28, 2018 

Buying Time - 
 Adapting to Climate Change in the Northwest 

presented by Dr. David Peterson              

 

 biography...

  Dave Peterson is emeritus Senior Research 

  Biologist with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific

  Northwest Research Station, and Professor in 

  the University of Washington School of 

  Environmental and Forest Sciences. His

  research has focused on fire ecology, subalpine

  forest ecology, effects of environmental stress

  on tree growth, and effects of climate change

  on forest ecosystems.  The author of 220

  scientific articles, he recently published the

  books, Climate Change and United States

  Forests and Climate Change and Rocky Mountain

  Ecosystems.  As a contributing author for the

  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he

  was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. 

  Since 1990 he has been a NWSA member and

  formerly served as the Northwest Science

  editor.  Currently, he works on climate change

  adaptation on federal lands throughout the West.  He resides on his family's tree farm in Skagit

  County, Washington. 

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