NA2743 George Jacobson, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli

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Download G.L. Jacobson with the lowest segment of a sediment core from Sargent Mountain Pond, Acadia National Park. The sediments are approximately 16,700 years old, and likely represent the earliest lake sediments deposited in post-glacial Maine. The photo was taken by S.A. Norton, P14034. (75 KB)

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NA2743 George Jacobson, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli, July 8, 2013, in the Climate Change Institute’s conference room in Sawyer Hall at the University of Maine, Orono. Jacobson talks about the beginnings of his career in botany and ecology; the environmental movement; coming to UMaine; the importance of interdisciplinarity and collaboration; obtaining funding; working with administration; the contributions of the Climate Change Institute; his own research; his retirement; petitioning the state for more research funding; his role as State Climatologist; the present and future impact of anthropogenic climate change; and the future of the CCI.

Text: 14 pp. transcript

Recording: mfc_na2743_audio001 73 minutes

Photo: P14034

Publication Date

7-8-2013

Publisher

Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History

City

Orono

Keywords

Climate Change Institute, climate change, botany, ecology

Disciplines

Botany | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment

NA2743 George Jacobson, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli

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