National Science Foundation Antarctic Astrophysics & Geospace Sciences Program Director Vladimir Papitashvili will speak on global warming Tuesday, July 11, starting at 7 pm at Town of Lake Pleasant Public Library, 2864 State Route 8, Speculator.
Papitashvili is responsible for the NSF’s Antarctic research, including its role in global systems. Examples include ozone, greenhouse gases, ocean circulation and sea level, climate changes, and continental drift. A new proposal focuses on how solar activity influences the properties and dynamics of the polar atmosphere and the global geo-space system.
The event is free. For more contact the library at (518) 548-4411.
Lake Pleasant Public Library is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. The building is wheelchair-accessible.