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Weston Roundtable Lecture - Bob Rabin

Iñupiaq insights into extreme weather and climate change: the value of traditional science

Event Details

Date
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Description
This presentation will explore elements of the traditional science of the Iñupiat people of the North Slope of Alaska, including Iñupiaq language descriptions of weather, ice and life on the land and ocean. Aspects of this
knowledge, such as adaptation to climate change, anticipating significant weather events and impending storms, will be compared to current weather and climate forecasting. The full abstract can be found via the URL.
Cost
Free

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