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Lecture by Dr. Steve Running

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Howard Hall, Reynolds Recital Hall

Dr. Steve Running, a Montana Regents Professor at the University of Montana, will visit MSU April 2nd - April 3rd.   He will present a public lecture on April 2nd at 7:30 PM in Reynolds Recital Hall. The lecture is free, but is a ticketed event.

To reserve a ticket, please call the University Honors Program, 994-4110. On April 3rd, Dr. Running will be in the Leigh Lounge, 9:30-11AM, to meet MSU students and faculty. Dr. Running's visit is sponsored by the University Honors Program, ASMSU, NECO, Phi Kappa Phi, Montana EPSCoR and the MSU Office of Sustainability.

Steven W. Running received a Ph.D. (1979) in Forest Ecology from Colorado State University. He has been with the University of Montana, Missoula since 1979, where he is a University Regents Professor of Ecology.  His primary research interest is the development of global and regional ecosystem biogeochemical models integrating remote sensing with bioclimatology and terrestrial ecology.  He is a Team Member for the NASA Earth Observing System, Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, and he is responsible for the EOS global terrestrial net primary production and evapotranspiration datasets. He has published over 270 scientific articles and two books.

Dr. Running was a chapter Lead Author for the 4th Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In 2007, the IPCC, as an organization, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  Dr. Running is an elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and is designated a Highly Cited Researcher by the Institute for Scientific Information. In the popular press, his essay in 2007, "The 5 Stages of Climate Grief" has been widely quoted. 

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