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Communicating with the public about climate change
Terry Chapin
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Climate change is a hot topic of discussion amongst researchers as well as the general public. In this webinar, Dr. Chapin discusses the need for scientists to be more effective communicators in climate change science to different audiences.

Recorded on 25 January 2011

This video is part of an online lecture series coordinated by APECS, US NSF ARCSS Thermokarst Project, and the University of Canterbury to help early career polar researchers navigate their careers. For more information on the full series, visit

Presenter: Terry Chapin, Professor of Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks

F. Stuart Chapin, III (Terry) is an ecosystem ecologist whose research addresses the sustainability of ecosystems and human communities in a rapidly changing planet. This work emphasizes the impacts of climate change on Alaskan ecology, subsistence resources, and indigenous communities, as a basis for developing climate-change adaptation plans.

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