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Authors@UF: Thomas S. Bianchi

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Mar 15 4:00 PM - Mar 15 5:00 PM

Author of "Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship Now Threatened by Global Change"

Humans have had a long relationship with the ebb and flow of tides on river deltas around the world. This book provides information on the historical relationship between humans and deltas that will hopefully encourage immediate preparation for coastal management plans in response to the impending inundation of major cities, as a result of global change around the world.

Dr. Bianchi is Professor and Jon and Beverly Thompson Chair in Geological Sciences. He has published over 185 peer-reviewed papers and is the sole and/or co-author of seven books with another due out in 2018. He is currently editor-in-chief of the journal Marine Chemistry, and has served as an associate editor for numerous other journals. Bianchi is the recipient of two Fulbright Research Awards, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and in 2017 was just named Geochemical Fellow of the Geochemical Society and The European Association of Geochemistry.

Contact: Barbara Hood

Website: http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/authorsuf/Bianchi

Location: Smathers Library Room 100

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