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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.
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Jacobson, George L., "NA2743 George Jacobson, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli" (2013). MF192 Climate Change Institute 40th Anniversary Oral History Project. 3.