Megafloods professor to speak at WSU Tri-Cities event Tuesday

Herald staffMay 18, 2014 

A University of Arizona professor will be the guest speaker Tuesday at the local chapter meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Victor R. Baker, Regent's Professor of hydrology and water resources, geosciences and planetary sciences, will speak on "The Science of Ice-Age Megafloods: Current Research Questions."

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the East Building auditorium.

Baker has authored 18 books, hundreds of research articles and reports and held leadership positions in numerous scientific organizations and societies.

His work on megafloods has been featured on TV on PBS, BBC and the National Geographic, Discovery and History channels.

The lecture is free and open to the public. There will be a short business meeting before the lecture.

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