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VIMS fellow briefs U.S. Senate on Bay warming

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October 2, 2007

1:08 AM

Virginia Institute of Marine Science fellow Dr. Christopher Pyke briefed the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Wednesday, Sept. 26, regarding the impact of global warming on the Chesapeake Bay according to W&M News.

p. Pyke is a 1996 graduate of the College and a fellow of the Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) at VIMS. At the meeting, he represented the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC).

p. “The gist of my message is that climate change will pose a real challenge to the restoration goals of the Chesapeake Bay Program, particularly in the areas of water quality and living resources,” Pyke said.

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