2015 - 2016 Seminar Schedule

    (All 2016 Spring Quarter seminars are on Tuesday at 4 pm (change from 3:30pm) and are held in theTuring Auditorium, unless otherwise noted)


Date Speaker Affiliation Title
SEP 22 2015
Peter Cox Professor, University of Exeter The terrestrial biosphere and climate change: feedbacks, tipping points and emergent constraints.
OCT 13 2015
Abigail Swann Assistant Professor, University of Washington Drought in a Changing Climate
NOV 3 2015
Carrie Kappel Associate Project Scientist at National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara Confronting ocean tipping points in conservation and management
NOV 17 2015
Petra Tschakert Professor, School of Earth and Environment, The University of Western Australia The social landscape of neglected tropical diseases: A case study of Buruli ulcer in Ghana
DEC 8 2015
Andrew Weaver School of Earth and Ocean Sciences University of Victoria Political Challenges and Opportunities to Climate Change Mitigation: A View from the Front Lines
JAN 12 2016
Peter Kareiva Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA NextGen Conservation: Strategic, Accountable, Business Savvy and Forward-Looking
JAN 26 2016
Yiqi Luo University of Oklahoma The third dimension of terrestrial carbon cycle dynamics
FEB 2 2016
Max Berkelhammer University of Illinois Chicago The occult water cycle; ethereal precipitation and the surface water budget
FEB 16 2016
Cynthia Rosenzweig NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University Climate change risks and adaptation in New York City
MAR 1 2016
Benjamin Preston Deputy Director and Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory To Have and Have Not: Economic Development and the Prospects for Adaptation
MAR 15 2016
Inez Fung Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley Water in motion: mysteries from Northern California
MAR 29 2016
Julie Klinger Assistant Professor of International Relations, Boston University On the Rare Earth Frontier: How and Where We Acquire the Elements of Our Possible Futures
APR 5 2016
Anne Dekas School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University Investigating microbial activity in the deep sea: why, how, and what?
APR 19 2016
Marcia McNutt Science Editior-in-Chief Science for Informing Decisions
APR 26 2016
Matt Hansen Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland Towards global scale land cover monitoring
MAY 10 2016
Susan McConnell, Professor, Biology, School of Medicine, Stanford University Mixing Silos: Perspectives on the Integration of Art and Science
Matthew Scott President, Carnegie Institution
May 24 2016
Susanna Hecht Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA Forests Lost and Found: Dynamics of Deforestation and Forest resurgence in Latin America


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