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Climate Change talk by noted Scientist at Rockford College

Tuesday, March 15, 2011  
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For immediate release – 3/15/11
Contact: Rockford College Box Office: 815-226-4100
Rockford College Communications Office: 815-226-3374

Rockford, Ill. –Bette Otto-Bleisner, Ph.D., senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), will give a free talk at Rockford College in Peterson Auditorium , Starr Science Hall on Thursday, March 24, at 4 p.m.

NCAR scientists served as authors or reviewers for reports by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Dr Bliesner's research interests are in using computer-based models of Earth's climate to investigate past climate change across a wide range of time scales. She earned her doctorate in meteorology in 1981 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Admission is free but tickets are required. To order tickets or for more information, call the Rockford College Box Office, 815-226-4100.

The talk is part of the college’s Forum Series. To see the Spring 2011 series line-up, go to

This talk is sponsored by Rockford College Sigma Xi chapter.

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