Climate Change and Public Health: The Plant Perspective – 11/5/2013

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Speakers: Lewis H. Ziska, PhD – USDA-ARS

Objectives:Dr. Ziska was the lead author on a 2011 article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showing changes in ragweed pollen seasons by latitude in central North America since the mid-1990s. Updated data from this analysis are being used by the EPA in their ragweed pollen season climate change indicator: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators/society-eco/ragweed.html

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