Climate Change: Global and Local Impacts

Geology Professor Talks About Our Changing Climate

The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, August 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Secret Cellar in downtown Kent.

Dr. Joseph Ortiz, Professor, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University, will discuss his research related to climate change, projected global and local climate impacts, and what we might expect in years to come.

Dr. Ortiz earned his Ph.D. in oceanography from Oregon State University in 1995. He earned a bachelor of science with honors in aquatic biology from Brown University in 1988. His research interests include paleoclimate change and water quality by remote sensing.

View Dr. Ortiz's Faculty Profile

This event will be held at The Secret Cellar, located at 176 E. Main St. in downtown Kent. Research Uncorked is open to the public. Appetizers and beverages are available but not provided. Tickets are not required.

About Research Uncorked

Research Uncorked, an ongoing event sponsored by the Honors College, is designed to bring together a broad range of Kent State researchers and the Kent and surrounding communities for focused public conversations.

For further information about Research Uncorked, contact Victoria Bocchicchio, Director, Academic Programs, at (330) 672-2312 or

POSTED: Friday, July 03, 2015 04:05 PM
Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2023 05:23 PM