Lectures by Pamela Matson, pioneer in environmental science field

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Feb 24, 2010

Pamela Matson
Pamela Matson
Honored lecturer Pamela Matson of Stanford University will give three talks on the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus on February 26 and March 1.
  • A scientific lecture, titled Agriculture and Environment: A Transition to Sustainability in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, will commence at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, in the Biomed Auditorium B-103.
  • A free public lecture, The Climate, Energy, Water and Food Nexus: Sustainability Challenges for the 21st Century, will be given at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, in the East-West Center’s Keoni Auditorium. 
  • UH Mānoa students and faculty can hear Matson’s observations and participate in an open discussion with her at a free lunchtime discussion on Monday, March 1, at noon in the East-West Center’s Ohana Room.   
Matson has been a pioneer in the field of environmental science for many years. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992 and to the National Academy of Sciences in 1994, Matson is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman professor in the Geological and Environmental Sciences Department and the Naramore Dean of the School of Earth Science at Stanford University. 
She was selected as a MacArthur Fellow in 1995 and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1997.  Matson currently serves as Past President of the Ecological Society of America.
For more information, contact Glendon B. Hunsinger, post-doctoral associate in the Geology and Geophysics Department, UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, at 956-2363.
On-campus parking is available for $5 after 4 p.m. There is a flat rate fee of $4 for parking in campus parking structures prior to 4 p.m. at the entry kiosks.