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Updated March 16, 2020

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  • Lecture - The Attacking Ocean

    Thursday, April 02, 2015
    7:00 pm at Graff Main Hall, Auditorium

    Dr. Brian FaganThe Attacking OceanDr. Fagan will be talking about his latest book, The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present and Future of Rising Sea Levels, which focuses on rising global sea levels, showing how societies of the past adapted to rising waters and how the rising sea levels of today impact the lives of millions of city dwellers and farmers around the world.

    Brian Fagan is a leading authority on the complex relationship between the environment, climate change and human society. Fagan has 46 books under his belt, including eight college textbooks familiar to two generations of archaeology students. For audiences ranging from business executives to high school students, his works position today’s highly publicized climate crisis in a crucial historical context and describes how humans have adapted to environmental changes over the eons.

    Speaker: Dr. Brian Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California at Santa Barbara