The Impact of Climate Change on Aquatic Communities [S-23-15]

Presenter:Walter James Conley
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Kellas 102
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 2:00 PM 04/24

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Aquatic the planet with approximately 71 percent of the surface covered in water. Human activities have dramatically altered the oceans and atmosphere. This communities include the largest ecosystems on course will include a summary of the most recent findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the observed and predicted impacts on aquatic communities.

Dr. Conley is a Professor of Biology at the State University of New York - Potsdam. His undergraduate work at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) was in Fisheries Biology, followed by a master's degree in Marine Biology at UMass Dartmouth, and a Ph.D. in Marine Science from the University of South Florida. His research on trophic interactions has ranged from Adirondack ponds, to the coastal estuaries of New England, and the mesopelagic zone of the Gulf of Mexico He also has worked towards the conservation of endangered sea turtles and manatees.

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