University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Climate Change in Our Natural World

Breathtaking, awe-inspiring, majestic: words we use to describe the tallest trees and the vast Alaskan vistas. The authors discuss their experiences and share thoughts on our natural world. Two women scientist-writers share incredible personal and professional journeys during wild field adventures while observing and measuring climate change events.

Valerie Trouet

Valerie Trouet is an Associate Professor in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona. She received her doctorate in bioscience engineering at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium in 2004 and has worked at Pennsylvania State University and at the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape before moving to Tucson....


Caroline Van Hemert

Caroline Van Hemert is an Alaskan author, adventurer and wildlife biologist. Her writing and research have been featured in The New York Times, Audubon, The Los Angeles Times, Outside and National Geographic....

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