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UA Science Cafe
March 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Borderlands Brewing Science Café
The Science Café series at Borderlands Brewing, in downtown Tucson features Carson Scholars, graduate students who are selected by the UA Institute of the Environment. Their research focuses on environmentally related science and solutions.
Presenter: Gloria Jimenez
Title: Taking the ocean’s temperature: A corals’-eye view of El Niño
In the Southwest, we think El Niño and we think rain… but El Niño is truly a global phenomenon, with major and varied impacts on climate and human livelihoods around the world. This talk will go to the heart of El Niño, the Galápagos Islands, where we detect El Niño’s pulse in corals, piece together its history, and look towards its future.