National Geographic Photographer Featured as Seminar Speaker

Jim Richardson will give a presentation titled “Who Will Feed Planet Earth?”

Jim Richardson

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Jim Richardson

WHAT: The Texas Tech Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering and the Climate Science Center are co-hosting a special seminar event featuring National Geographic photographer, Jim Richardson. The event is sponsored by the College of Education.

WHEN: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday (March 30)

WHERE: Red Raider Ballroom B, Student Union Building

WHO: Richardson has been a photographer for 30 years, has photographed more than 30 stories for National Geographic and also is a contributing editor for Traveler Magazine. He specializes in photographing global agricultural practices and environmental challenges.

For examples of Richardson’s work, visit his website.

CONTACT: Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6911 or

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Climate Science Center


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.