Dr. Pat Abbott shares new lecture ‘Mother Nature in San Diego’


Dr. Pat Abbott is doing a four-part lecture sequence with Mission Trails Regional Park referred to as, “Mother Nature in San Diego.”

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — You might have watched Dr. Patrick Abbott on CBS News 8 speaking a couple of pure catastrophe in San Diego or all over the world. 

Well, now he is doing a four-part lecture sequence with Mission Trails Regional Park referred to as, “Mother Nature in San Diego.”

“What we’ll do right here is discuss Mother Nature and the way it results the panorama right here,” mentioned Dr. Abbott. 

The 4 lectures will give attention to matters San Diegans are accustomed to.

“One might be local weather change, one might be on floods, one might be on earthquakes, one on wildfires and the way Mother Nature impacts us in San Diego,” mentioned Dr. Abbott. 

Dr. Abbott is a Professor Emeritus for SDSU the place he taught for 40 years.

“Many of SDSU alumni say that their pure catastrophe course with Pat Abbott was certainly one of their favorites in their faculty profession,” mentioned Dr. Abbott. 

Dr. Abbott has collaborated with the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation; Jennifer Morrissey is the Executive Director. 

“The first lecture in the sequence is that this Thursday, November 11 at 6 p.m. and other people can register at our web site at,”

This is Dr. Abbott’s second sequence.

“It’s actually fascinating what number of lecturers used it in their distant studying,” mentioned Dr. Abbott. 

Dr. Abbott will convey his expertise to the lectures

“When we see a few of the issues which have occurred that provides us an understanding, they may occur once more. We’ll use the previous to know what the long run may convey.”

And that previous will take a look at sea floor temperature rise and hurricanes.

“We will see San Diego was hit by a hurricane in 1858 and a hurricane hit Long Beach in 1929.”

Dr. Abbott can even share information with San Diegans on a subject they’re manner too accustomed to.

“What’s the catastrophe that actually involves thoughts and kicks us onerous? Wildfire. 2003 Cedar Fire, 2007 Witch Fire and naturally all through California.”

Dr. Abbott is a dynamic speaker and can maintain issues fascinating and on the finish of the lecture, he’ll take questions. 

If you’d prefer to get in on the lecture, go to to register in advance and it is free.

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