Speaker - Frank Schwing

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Dr. Frank Schwing is an oceanographer with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service, and director of the Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory in Pacific Grove, CA.

Schwing received a PhD in Oceanography from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. He is the author of over 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications, many on climate change and its influence on marine ecosystems and their populations. He has given over 150 seminars and presentations at scientific conferences, and is a frequent speaker to local and national groups and in the media on climate change and other science issues. One of his most recent efforts is an essay in Thoreau's Legacy: American Stories about Global Warming, published by Penguin Classics.

Previously, Schwing has worked with the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and was an Expert Reviewer for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 4th Climate Assessment. He is a visiting professor in the Department of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School, and is a fellow with the Joint Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Research at the University of Hawaii.

Schwing has worked for NOAA since 1989, and has received the U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award.

2 Programs

BioForum: Adapting to Climate Change (Q&A Session)

04.17.10 | 00:22:11 min | 0 comments

Climate Change in California: Impact on Marine Ecosystems

04.17.10 | 00:51:55 min | 3 comments