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MEDIA CONTACT :   Terry Gearing

FAU Jupiter Hosts Lecture on Climate Change
Dr. Raymond Najjar to Speak on the Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Regions

WHAT:               The Florida Center for Environmental
                             Studies at FAU Jupiter will present a lecture
                             by Dr. Raymond Najjar, “Will Climate Change
                             Transform Estuaries? A Case Study of
                             Chesapeake Bay.”

               Thursday, April 15, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

            FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus

                             AD Auditorium

                             5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter

  COST:                Free and open to the public

        561-799-8546 or

            Dr. Raymond Najjar is an associate professor of oceanography in the department of meteorology at Penn State University.  The lecture will provide an overview on climate impacts on coastal ecosystems, with an emphasis on the current understanding of the potential impact of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay.
            This lecture is organized by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and the Florida Center for Environmental Studies.  It is sponsored by Florida Sea Grant.
            For more information, call 561-799-8546 or email


FAU’s MacArthur Campus in Jupiter offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  The campus is home to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Lifelong Learning Society, the Scripps Florida research facilities and the future site of the Max Planck Florida Institute.

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