December 5, 2013 (7:00-9:00 p.m.)
7:00-7:30 – Introduction & Glacial Balance screening
7:30-8:15 – Presentation by Dr. Lonnie Thompson
8:15-8:30 – Q&A with Dr. Lonnie Thompson and filmmaker Ethan Steinman
8:30-9:00 – Reception with light refreshments
Location: COSI’s Galaxy Theater
Cost: Free (Reservations Required)
Join us for a screening of the short-cut of Glacial Balance, a documentary that explores glacial research and the local impacts of the melting of the Andean glacier reserve. Film to be followed by a presentation and question-and-answer session with climate expert Dr. Lonnie Thompson and filmmaker Ethan Steinman. Dr. Thompson is an Ohio State University School of Earth Sciences professor and research scientist with the Byrd Polar Research Center, who has led 54 programs and has been published in more than 185 peer-reviewed publications.
Event Sponsor: The Ohio State University Office of Energy and Environment
Event Partners: Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University and Wexner Center for the Arts
Film web site: http://www.glacialbalance.com/
Dr. Thompson bio: http://www.geology.ohio-state.edu/faculty_bios.php?id=52
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