Oct. 16: Geography Colloquium Hosting Expert on Marine Environments and Policy

Friday, October 16, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Virtual Event

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Geography is holding a fall 2020 Geography Colloquium that features events from 3-4:15 p.m. each Friday during the fall. The events are available online on Zoom and are open and free to all.

The geography colloquium, the longest-running speaker series at the University, began Sept. 18 and will run each Friday (except Nov. 27) through Dec. 4.

This week’s geography colloquium subject is “Fish, People, and Development: How Communities and the Marine Environment Intersect Regional Trends,” which will be presented Friday, Oct. 16 from 3-4:15 p.m. by Matthew Kupchik, American Association for the Advancement of Science marine and oceanographic advisor.

Friday’s event is available on Zoom: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99070205470. The passcode is 518731.

This presentation will explore the spatial and temporal trends needed to be understood to manage contented transboundary resources that are utilized for livelihoods, national economic stability, and basic food-security.

A complete list of this fall’s geography colloquium events is available at https://sbs.mnsu.edu/academics/geography/geography-colloquia/.

For more information about the geography colloquium, please contact Don Friend, professor in the Department of Geography, by phone at 507-389-2618 or by email at donald.friend@mnsu.edu.

The Department of Geography is part of Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,604 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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