Climate Change, Rising Seas and Life in Southern Louisiana 2/13
As a geologist, Professor Scott Burns has been studying changing climates for the past 50 years. One of his research areas has been climatic warming and sea-level rise. Join this popular Portland State University scientist for a first-hand view of the topics included in Rising, Dispatches from the New American Shore, including the impact of rising sea levels on life in Southern Louisiana as he experienced it while teaching there for eight years.
He is a Professor Emeritus of Geology and Past-Chair of the Department of Geology at Portland State University and has been teaching for over 48 years with past positions in Switzerland, New Zealand, Washington, Colorado, and Louisiana. He has authored over 100 publications and has had over 25 research grants. His BS and MS degrees are from Stanford University in California, and His Ph.D. in geology is from the University of Colorado, Boulder.