Mark Schwartz gives Distinguished Lecture at South Dakota State University

Mark Schwartz presented the Virginia & John Holtry Distinguished Lecture in Geographic Information Science at South Dakota State University on March 22, 2016. The title of his talk was “Plants Know What Day it is: the Science of Phenology in a Changing Climate”.

The lectureship recognizes individuals who have made important research contributions at the nexus of society and the natural environment. The lectures and associated activities of our Distinguished Speakers are designed to involve SDSU faculty and students in interactions with prominent scientists and to promote public understanding of how geographic information science is being used to address some of the most important problems of our time.