2011 - 2012 Seminar Schedule

    (All seminars are on Tuesday at 4:00 pm and are held in theTuring Auditorium, unless otherwise noted)


Date Speaker Affiliation Title
OCT 11
Larry Crowder Science Director, Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) and a Professor, Hopkins Marine Station and a Senior Fellow, the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University Understanding challenges to endangered sea turtles: The role of life history and demography
FEB 7 Ben Houlton Assistant Professor, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis Nitrogen from the deep: rocks and the terrestrial nitrogen cycle
FEB 21 Jason Blackstock CIGI Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Waterloo, Ontario Governing Solar Geoengineering: From Lab Research to the Real (Geopolitical) World
FEB 22
Derek Posselt Assistant Professor Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan. Cloud Systems at the Intersection Between Weather and Climate: Examining Interactions Across Multiple Scales.
FEB Amy Luers Director of Climate Change Skoll Global Threats Fund Webbing the science-decision maker gap: science communication in the digital age
MAR 6 Katharine Suding Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC, Berkeley Species invasion and restoration in a changing world: when and where should we actively restore ecosystems?
MAR 13 Mark Flanner Assistant Professor Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences, University of Michigan Cryosphere-climate feedback and a unique role for black carbon
MAR 20 Alan Robock Professor II, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University. Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict: Nuclear Winter Still a Threat
TBA Todd Dawson
May 22 David Graves Founder at Saintsbury Vineyard Wine as an Indicator of Climate Change: Coastal California as a Case Study


2010 - 2011 Seminars

2009 - 2010 Seminars

2008 - 2009 Seminars

2007 - 2008 Seminars