Monday, February 8th (12-1:30): Professor John Bolte, of the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Agricultural Sciences, will be speaking about modeling wildfire in Oregon, hosted by Computer Science Foundations (Richard Weiss and Gordon Gul). Dr. Bolte is head of the Biological and Ecological Engineering Department at OSU. His research areas include mathematical modeling and simulation coupled human/natural systems, agricultural systems, water supply and water use, community wildfire planning, climate adaptation, costal processes, influence network analysis and community resilience.
About the series:
The Climate Justice and Resilience events constitute a year-long series that runs approximately biweekly throughout the 2020-21 academic year. Each event is hosted by a different Evergreen program, and guests are welcome to attend either synchronously (at a time fixed by the host program) or asynchronously (webinar recordings will be available as soon as possible after the event). This work builds on several climate-related summer institutes, last year’s “big bets” climate proposal, and the visioning for potential incorporation of climate-related curricular areas into New Academic Directions. In addition, the 2-credit class “Climate Academy: Justice and Resilience” (currently sponsored by Rachel Hastings) is offered each quarter based on this event series and associated readings.
Register here: https://sites.evergreen.edu/climatechange/speaker-and-event-series/