Nicholas Chair of Global Environmental Change, Nicholas School of the Environment

Duke University

Speaking At:
The Water-Energy Nexus
June 25, 2013 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 147B
Topic: Energy

Dr. Robert Jackson is Nicholas Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Duke University. His research examines interactions between people and the earth, including studies of the global carbon and water cycles and interactions of energy and the environment. Recently, Dr. Jackson has published extensively on the energy-water nexus, including studies of hydraulic fracturing, water needs for thermoelectric power, and water-climate interactions. He currently directs Duke University’s Center on Global Change and Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Laboratory. Previously, he directed the Department of Energy-funded National Institute for Climatic Change Research for the southeastern U.S. and co-directed the Climate Change Policy Partnership, working with energy and utility corporations to find practical strategies to combat climate change.  Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the Ecological Society of America.