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Climate Explorations: Three Million Year Old Polar Plants & What They Tell Us Of Our Climate's Past

November 19, 2014 – This event features a presentation on interactions between Earth’s plant life and our planet’s climate with a specific focus on the Arctic

  • Time:Nov 19 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  • Location:Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203 | Get Directions
  • Event Organizer:Jason Cervenec | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Presentations | Show Similar

This event features a presentation on interactions between Earth’s plant life and our planet’s climate with a specific focus on the Arctic. A post-event tour of the conservatory’s biomes will also be offered (conservatory membership or entrance fee required for tour only). This event will coincide with the first night of the Conservatory’s Merry & Bright exhibition.

This event is part of the Climate Explorations series of events held during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 to communicate the science of climate change and its impacts on the Central Ohio community.

  • Where on Earth can you find three-million-year-old wood?
  • How have past changes in climate affected plant life on Earth?
  • Why is the current trend in climate considered different from past trends?

Agenda

  • 7 – 8 p.m.
    Presentation by Dr. Joel Barker, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University
    free and open to the public
  • 8 – 8:45 p.m.
    Post-Event Tour of Conservatory Biomes
    membership or entrance fee required
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