'The Value of the Urban Forest'

Location
Aston Webb (R6 on campus map) - WG12
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Dates
Friday 19th June 2015 (13:00-14:00)
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College of Life and Environmental Sciences Guest Lecture

Speaker: Dr David Nowak - Project Leader, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is pleased to be hosting Dr David Nowak, Project Leader with the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station in Syracuse. Dr Nowak’s research investigates urban forest structure, health, and change, and its effect on air quality, water quality and greenhouse gases. He also leads teams developing software tools to quantify ecosystem services from urban vegetation (e.g., UFORE and i-Tree programs). Dr Nowak was a contributing member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 

A complimentary drinks reception will follow in the Biosciences Undercroft from 2.00pm onwards. 

To reserve a place at this lecture please complete a short registration form or contact Charlotte Jones on C.K.Jones@bham.ac.uk.

Please note that the venue has changed to Lecture Theatre WG12, Aston Webb Semicircle.