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5/26/2016: Beth Gibbons & Omar Gates – May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Please join us for a Great Lakes Seminar Series presentation:
Time/Location: 10:00 – 11:00 am EDT, NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Lake Superior Hall
Presenters: Beth Gibbons, Director, University of Michigan Climate Center Program Manager, GLISA and Omar Gates, Climate Integration Associate, University of Michigan Climate Center
Title: GLISA and the Great Lakes Adaptation Data Suite: Climate Data Focused on Adaptation Decision-Making
Bios: Beth Gibbons is the director of the University of Michigan’s Climate Center and the Program Manager of GLISA, NOAA’s Great Lakes RISA. In both roles, her core responsibilities include fostering the transfer of information on climate change and resilience from the research community to stakeholders throughout the region and sharing best practices across practitioner communities. Beth holds a graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan.
Omar Gates is a Climate Integration Associate at the University of Michigan’s Climate Center. One of his roles is being the data programmer for the Great Lakes Adaptation Data Suite, which hosts multiple data sets pertaining to the Great Lakes region. Some of his primary tasks include data collection and processing through the use of different programming languages such as Python. Omar holds a graduate degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Michigan.
Important Visitor Information
All in-person seminar attendees are required to receive a visitor badge from the front desk at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory facility. Seminar attendees need to present a valid U.S. photo ID or green card. If you are a Foreign National, advance notification of at least 48 hours is needed so that security guidelines are followed. You will need to present your passport (a copy will NOT work). For questions regarding building access, or assistance in obtaining Foreign National clearance, please call 734-741-2393. Email contact: Tim.Powell@noaa.gov
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