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Student Spotlight

Environmental Sciences Fall 2012 Seminar Series

Updated 10/2/12

The Fall Environmental Sciences Seminar Series is sponsored by the NRESS Ph.D. Program, the Earth Systems Research Center (ESRC), the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, and the Department of Earth Sciences.

These seminars are open to the public and will be held Fridays at 3:10 pm in James Hall G46, unless otherwise noted.

September 7

State of Research at UNH (flyer)
Jan Nisbet, Senior Vice Provost for Research, UNH
(hosted by Serita Frey)

September 14

Peatlands in the 21st Century Climate System (flyer)
Steve Frolking, Research Professor, Institute of Earth, Oceans and Space and Department of Earth Sciences, UNH

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September 21

Amazonian Soils: An Insight into Pre-Columbian Settlements (flyer)
Chrystal McMichael, Visiting Scientist, Institute of Earth, Oceans and Space, UNH

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September 28

Avian Range Shifts over a Century of Climate Change in California's Sierra Nevada (flyer)
Morgan W. Tingley, David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

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October 5

Extreme Conservation:
The Consequences of Non-Intervention for Infectious Disease in Great Apes
Sadie Ryan, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY ESF

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October 10
Pettee, G10

Should Stream-Groundwater Interactions be Used to Establish Significant Nexus Under the Clean Water Act? (flyer)
Michael Gooseff, Associate Professor, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Penn State

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October 19

Ecosystem Feedbacks in a 21st Century Climate: Carbon, Nitrogen, and Land Cover Change
Gordan Bonan, Senior Scientist, Terrestrial Sciences Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, NCAR

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October 26

Does N Deposition Lead to a Stronger or Weaker Carbon Sink in a Nutrient-limited Peatland?
Jill Bubier, Marjorie Fisher Professor of Environmental Studies, Mt. Holyoke College

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November 2 TBA
November 9 Northern Peatlands and the Carbon Cycle in the Context of Late-glacial and Holocene Climate Change
Miriam Jones, Research Geologist Eastern Geology and Paleoclimate Science Center, USGS

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November 16 Relative Importance of Environmental Change and Interspecific Interactions on Species Distributions
Richard Chandler, Research Biologist, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS

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November 30 From Grounding Zones to Calving Fronts: An End-to-End Look at Antarctic Ice Shelves
Kelly Brunt, Assistant Research Scientist, Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA

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December 7 How Do Organism Responses to Temperature Modify Forest Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics?
Mark Bradford, Assistant Professor of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

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