University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

The Art and Science of Biospheres

Biospherean Mark Nelson and photographer Dana Fritz discuss the intersection of art and science in life under glass.

Dana Fritz

Dana Fritz is a Professor in the School of Art at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Her work has been exhibited widely in the United States and Japan and is held in several public collections worldwide....

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Mark Nelson

Dr. Mark Nelson was a member of the eight-person “Biospherian” crew for the first two-year closure experiment. He is a founding director of the Institute of Ecotechnics and has worked for decades in closed ecological system research, ecological engineering, the restoration of damaged ecosystems, desert agriculture and orchardry and wastewater recycling....

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Pushing Our Limits: Insights from Biosphere 2
Mark Nelson
Science / Medicine / Technology
University of Arizona Press
February 2018
ISBN 9780816537327
Paperback, 328 pages
$22.95, INSTORE
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Biospherian Mark Nelson offers insider perspectives on Biosphere 2 and bold insights into today's global ecological challenges--Provided by publisher.

Terraria Gigantica
Dana Fritz
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
University of New Mexico Press
October 2017
ISBN 9780826358738
88 pages
$45.00, INSTORE
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In a new approach to environmental photography, Dana Fritz explores the world's largest enclosed landscapes: Arizona's Biosphere 2, Cornwall's Eden Project, and Nebraska's Lied Jungle and Desert Dome at the Henry Doorly Zoo. More/less

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