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EcoChains: Arctic Crisis Game Night: November 18

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Check out a short video filmed during the EcoChains game night here.

Join us at the Koshland Science Museum for an Arctic-themed evening of the brand new card game EcoChains: Arctic Crisis. Created by a team of Arctic climate change researchers and game design experts, EcoChains is a fun and easy-to-learn game of strategy and survival. Play the game, meet its creators, and win prizes!

Meet the EcoChains Team:

Stephanie L. Pfirman is Professor of Environmental Science at Barnard College. Additionally, she holds a joint appointment with Columbia University where she is a member of the faculties of the Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Adjunct Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.  Dr. Pfirman’s research focuses on the Arctic environment, in particular on the nature and dynamics of Arctic sea ice under changing climate.  Her previous research activities have included melting and surging glaciers and pollution transported by sea ice. Prior to joining Barnard, Professor Pfirman was a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund and co-developer of the award-winning exhibition, "Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast," produced jointly with the American Museum of Natural History.  She has worked for the House of Representatives, as a staff scientist, for the US Geological Survey, as an oceanographer, and for the GeoMarine Research Institution in Kiel, Germany, as an Arctic researcher. Dr. Pfirman received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution joint program in oceanography and oceanographic engineering.

Jessica Brunacini, Project Manager, PoLAR Partnership

Theresa Hernandez, Assistant Director, Columbia Climate Center 

Admission is $10 ($7 for students) and includes complimentary refreshments.

Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

EcoChains is a project of the PoLAR Partnership. The PoLAR Partnership is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (DUE-1239783).