Event:

UT Arboretum Society/FRREC Lecture Series Event “The 2016 Wildfires in the Southeastern U.S.: What Comes Next after Gatlinburg?”
 



The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:30 - 8 pm



The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society and the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center will co-host, “The 2016 Wildfires in the Southeastern U.S.: What Comes Next after Gatlinburg?” lecture series on April 13th, 6:30 to 8:00 at the UT Arboretum Auditorium.

Renowned expert on ecosystems UT professor Dr. Henri Grissino-Mayer, will address the devastating fires, their cause and what the future may be at the event.

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Director of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science. He studies ecosystem disturbance processes and uses dendrochronology, the science of tree rings, to learn how environments have changed over time. His research concentrates on using tree-ring data to analyze the history of wildfires, the history of past climate, and the dating of historic structures and objects.


 







 
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