About the author: Mr. Hunt is a naturalist and scientist who has earned four degrees in the biological, geological and engineering sciences and has worked in such divers fields as materials engineering and endangered species work.* He has lived and worked in Oregon and northern California and is a native of Oregon. Mr. Hunt is interested in everything with an extraordinary memory for details. He reads everything from archaeology to history to zoology and has studied four languages. He writes non-fiction and fiction. He mastered basic relativity as a preteen, calculated and drew up star maps in high school, went into engineering and eventually natural resources when the economy contracted in the mid 1990s. Mr. Hunt has had an overwhelming passion for fact, something more and more frequently ignored in the media and popular culture as the years have progressed. When he's had time, he has painted, drawn and illustrated. His hobbies are day trips, hiking, photography, and writing. He does a lot of volunteer work. He was born again at 11, is a practicing Christian, and writes Christian fiction as well as science fiction and non-fiction. To give a better idea of his qualifications to write a book such as Global Warming, Challenged, using U.S. Office of Personnel guidelines, he is rated as qualified to professional in 19 science and engineering specialties. *M.S. Environmental Education (Conservation Biology), Southern Oregon U, 1999 B.S. Geology, Southern Oregon University, 1999 B.S. Civil Engineering Technology, Oregon Institute of Technology, 1992 A.S. General Engineering Technology, COCC, 1990 National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration- National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers U.S. Forest Service etc.