Climate Science Center Hosting First Interdisciplinary Seminar Series Panel of the Fall

The panel discussion will focus on the relationship between agriculture and climate variability on the Southern High Plains.

WHAT: Texas Tech University Climate Science Center Interdisciplinary Seminar Series panel discussion.

This panel discussion, hosted by the Texas Tech Climate Science Center, will feature three expert panelists from the Department of Plant and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech. They will discuss the relationship between agriculture and climate variability on the Southern High Plains.

Featured panelists are Paxton Payton, an adjunct assistant professor of plant physiology; James Mahan, an adjunct professor of thermal stress and plant metabolism; and Veronica Acosta-Martinez, an adjunct professor of soil science and microbiologist. All three are with the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service's Cropping Systems Research Lab at Texas Tech.

The panel discussion is free and open to the public but seating is limited.

WHEN: Noon Tuesday (Oct. 4)

WHERE: Experimental Sciences Building, Room 120

CONTACT: Jennifer Vanos, assistant professor, Department of Geosciences, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3319 or jennifer.vanos@ttu.edu


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The Climate Science Center (CSC) at Texas Tech University conducts interdisciplinary research to address the interactive effects of climate variability across the full array of landscapes within the South Central U.S. We provide the science, tools, and information to link current conditions with regional climate projections, and examine the real-world decision making and planning that can be used to best anticipate, monitor, and adapt to this projected climate change.

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The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is made up of six departments:

  • Agriculture and Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Education and Communications
  • Animal and Food Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Plant and Soil Science
  • Natural Resources Management
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