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Science Seminar Series

Spero flyerHoward Spero, Ph. D.
The Science of Natural Variability in Earth’s Climate System

When: 7- 8 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017
Reception: 6:30 – 7 p.m.

Where: Berkeley City College, Auditorium
This event is free and open to the public.
Are you curious about Earth’s climate system?

What happens during fast and slow shifts in climate?

Dr. SperoHoward Spero is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of Caifornia Davis. He is a Fellow of the American Assoication for the Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, the Geological Society of America and the Caifornia Academy of Sciences. Professor Spero is a paleoceanographer and geochemist who has authored more than 130 scientific publications on the history of Earth’s climate system through the geochemical analyses of marine microfossils.


Dr. Spero received a Humboldt Research Award (2013) and a UC Davis 2014 Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecture Award. He has been an associate editor for Paleoceanography, Marine Micropaleontology and Marine Geology. He served as NSF Program Director of the Ocean Sciences Division; Marine Geology & Geophysics Program. Dr.  Spero is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union,  the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Geological Society of America and the California Academy of Sciences.

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