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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - Saturday, November 17, 2012

Climate Change Expert Mathias Vuille to Visit Ecuador On Behalf of ECPA Senior Fellows

Washington, D.C., November 09, 2012 – Mathias Vuille, a Senior Fellow in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), will be traveling November 11 through November 17, 2012 to participate in meetings and events in Ecuador relating to climate change. ECPA Senior Fellow Mathias Vuille is an Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).

One of Dr. Vuille’s areas of expertise is the impact of climate change on glaciation and water resources in the tropical Andes. During his exchange to Ecuador, Dr. Vuille will visit the University of San Francisco in Quito to meet with the University rector, Dean of International Affairs, professors, and students. At USFQ, Dr. Vuille will present on Climate Variability and the Impacts of Global Warming on Ecuador. As part of his trip, he will also meet with staff from the Fund for the Protection of Water (FONAG) and CARE in Ecuador. Additionally, Dr. Vuille 
will visit the Gordillo Research Center as well as a glacial degredation zone and Antisana de-icing zone at the Escuela Politécnica Nacional.  Lastly, Dr. Vuille will travel to Guayaquil to  meet with local  nonprofits and universities regarding his climate change research.

Here is a video from an interview with Mathias Vuille during Rio+20:
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