Purdue's Doug Gotham and Dev Niyogi contribute to a new book....
January 18, 2013
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book focused on identifying and quantifying the major vulnerabilities to climate change in the Midwestern United States. The volume, Climate Change in the Midwest: Impacts, Risks, Vulnerability, and Adaptation (edited by S. C. Pryor), includes contributions from Purdue'sDoug Gotham and Dev Niyogi.
Key sectors discussed are agriculture, human health, water, energy and infrastructure, and the vulnerabilities that may be amplified under current climate trajectories. The book also considers the challenges and opportunities to develop local and regional strategies for addressing the risks posed by climate change in the context of developing an integrative policy for the region.
For more information, including how to order a copy: http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/806679
- Jill Wable
July 29, 2014
Michael Ladisch, distinguished professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, which Congress authorized in the 2014 farm bill. Ladisch, who also is director of Purdue's Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 board members appointed by U.S. agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on July 23.Read Full Story