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Soil, Geology, Climate, & Wine

Presentation by Scott F. Burns about the relationship between geology, soils, and climate to wine. Geology and soils make up an important component of the terroir of wine – French for “the taste of the place.” Scott is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Portland State University. He taught for 46 years. He has won many awards for outstanding teaching. He has authored over 100 publications. He actively helps local mass media bring geological news to the public. Burns has a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He won the “Outstanding Scientist for Oregon for 2014” award from the Oregon Academy of Sciences.

Presenter : 
Scott Burns
Sunday, April 24, 2016