Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

National Climate Seminar: Sea Level Rise—What You Need to Know

Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences, Penn State University

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Join Bard CEP on September 19 as we kick off the National Climate Seminar 2018–19 series!

Richard Alley, professor of geosciences at the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State University, will join us to discuss the current state and trajectory of global sea level rise. 

Dr. Alley is the Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and an Associate of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State. His current research interests include glaciology; ice sheet stability; paleoclimates from ice cores; physical properties of ice cores; and erosion and sedimentation by ice sheets. Along with his many teaching accomplishments, Alley has authored numerous publications, chaired the National Research Council's panel on abrupt climate change, has been involved with advisory groups to improve national and international research, and has been active with media outreach to translate research findings to a broad audience with appearances on television and radio and in print outlets. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (
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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm