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December 19, 2013

Purdue researchers at Obama task force meeting on climate change

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Four Purdue University researchers are speaking today in Carmel at a roundtable discussion of the Obama administration's task force on climate change.

They will provide information to President Barack Obama's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience on how federal government can support the development of state and local climate change resiliency. Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard is a member of the task force.

The Purdue representatives will be available for interviews following the program. They are, with their contact information:

* Sylvie Brouder, professor of agronomy, 765-496-1489, brouder@purdue.edu.

* Jeff Dukes, associate professor of forestry and natural resources and biological science, 765-494-1446, jsdukes@purdue.edu.

* Reuben Goforth, assistant professor of aquatic ecology, 269-967-7620, rgoforth@purdue.edu.

* Olivia Kellner, doctoral student in land-atmosphere interactions, representing the Indiana State Climate Office, 765-494-6574.            

Writer: Keith Robinson, 765-494-2722, robins89@purdue.edu

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