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Climate science lecture scheduled at Museum of the Rockies on April 24

April 16, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN - Stephen Jackson, director of the Southwest Climate Science Center, will present a public lecture on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served prior to the presentation.

Jackson will present on "Climate, Ecology and Culture in a World of Change" at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman. The lecture is free and open to the public.

In addition to directing the Southwest Climate Science Center, Jackson serves as a professor of geosciences and a professor of natural resources and the environment with the University of Arizona.

He is a professor emeritus of botany and ecology with the University of Wyoming. The Southwest CSC is one of eight climate science centers established by the U.S.

Department of the Interior to provide scientific information, tools, and techniques that managers and other parties interested in land, water, wildlife and cultural resources can use to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change.

The talk is part of the Montana Institute on Ecosystems' Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series.

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Contact: Martha Sellers, Institute on Ecosystems, (406) 994-7568,