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Monday, February 25, 2013

CISSM Forum | "A New Scenario Framework for Climate Change Research" | Kristie L. Ebi

Description:
Kristie L. Ebi is an independent consultant and Consulting Professor in the Department of Medicine, Stanford University who conducts research on the impacts of and adaptation to climate change, including on extreme events, thermal stress, foodborne safety and security, and vectorborne diseases. Her work focuses on understanding sources of vulnerability and designing adaptation policies and measures to reduce the risks of climate change in a multistressor environment, including identifying indicators to measure changes in resilience and effectiveness of adaptation options. She was Executive Director of the IPCC Working Group II Technical Support Unit from 2009 -2012. She has worked with WHO, UNDP, USAID, and others on assessing vulnerability and implementing adaptation measures in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. {Will appear in FYI on Feb 25, 2013
Start Time:
12:15 PM
End Time:
1:30 PM
Room:
1207
Common Location Name:
Van Munching
Web Address:
http://cissm.umd.edu/forum/display.php?id=593
Other Contact Information:
Jonas Elliott Siegel Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland +1 301 405 4020 jsiegel@umd.edu cissm.umd.edu


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