UCR Palm Desert 
University of California, Riverside Palm Desert 
760 834 0800 


Wednesday March 16, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT

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UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center 
75080 Frank Sinatra Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92211

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Imagining The Future Lecture Series - "Is There a Silver Lining in Air Quality?" 

"Is There a Silver Lining in Air Quality? Understanding Cloud Droplet Formation"

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6 p.m. 


Aerosols, or particles, emitted into the air have adverse effects for regional air quality and health. In this presentation, Professor Asa-Awuku explores and idenCloudstifies parameters that affect organic droplet growth, and discusses the links between cloud formation and air quality. Presented by Akua Asa-Awuku, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Bourns College of Engineering - Center for Environmental Research and Technology, UCR. Click here to register.

"The Era of Limits: Is There a Water Policy to Save us From Thirst?" 

Water Bottle Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 6 p.m.


While world population will reach seven billion by the end of 2010, available water resources are more or less fixed.  Can we live in an era of water limits and still enjoy prosperity?  Are there technological solutions to help? Are there useful policies? These and other questions will be addressed in the lecture. Presented by Ariel Dinar, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Economics and Policy, and Director of the Water Science and Policy Center, UCR.Click here to register.