Seminars

Department of Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Seminar Series

EVSC 4002  Tuesdays, 4pm , Clark 108
Please feel free to invite other students not in the course to attend as well.
Stephen A. Macko  (sam8f@virginia.edu) 924-6849,  Clark Hall 396
Thomas Smith (tms9a@virginia.edu) 924-3107


EVSC 4002 UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR SERIES Spring 2020


January 21
Environmental Career Resources
Ms. Kate Melton, Director, University Career Services
University of Virginia

January 28
Increased Glacial Melt and the Ocean Carbon Cycle in the Antarctic
Dr. Christina Schultz, Postdoctoral Researcher
Dept. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia

February 4
Nuclear Follies
Dr. James Beall, Nuclear Regulator Commission, Ret.
Charlottesville, VA

February 11
The United Nations Law of the Sea
Mr. Peter Bernhardt, LLD
School of Law, University of Virginia

February 18
Wildlife Expressions of Paleolithic Caves
Dr. Ray Dueser, Visiting Professor
Dept. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia

February 25
Dark Waters: Teflon in the Environment
Mr. Mark Garvey, J.D., Senior Attorney, Office of Civil Enforcement
EPA Headquarters, Washington, DC

March 3
Using Behavior Change Techniques in Climate Change Advocacy
Ms. Blair St. Ledger, Project Manager, Generation 180
Charlottesville, VA

March 17
Virginia’s Diverse Fisheries
Mr. Paul Bugas, Virginia Dept. Game & Inland Fisheries, Ret. and
Virginia Festival of the Book, Virginia Foundation for Humanities

March 24
Geothermal Resource Assessment of the Appalachian Basis
Dr. Jared Smith, Postdoctoral Researcher
Dept. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia

March 31
Human Impact on the Earth’s Biosphere: the 6th Extinction
Dr. Richard Williams, Senior Associate Scientist
Stefansson Arctic Institute, Akureyri, Iceland

April 7
Arctic Carbon Cycling and the Permafrost Carbon Bomb
Dr. Claire Griffin, Postdoctoral Researcher
Dept. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia

April 14
Going Solar at UVa
Mr. Jessee Warren, UVA Facilities Engineer
Earth Week Speaker

April 21
Geology of the U.S. National Parks
Dr. Tom Biggs, Visiting Professor
Dept. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia

Department of Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m., 108 Clark Hall
Refreshments in the foyer at 3:15 p.m.

Spring 2020

January 16
Jonathan Walter, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
Hosted by Mike Pace

January 23
Jessica Gurevitch, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University (Moore Lecture)
Hosted by Manuel Lerdau

January 30
Lauren Hallett, Department of Biology, University of Oregon
Hosted by Max Castorani

February 6
Naomi Tague, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara (Moore Lecture)
Hosted by Larry Band

February 13
Hydroclimatology candidate #1
Hosted by Search Committee

February 20
Hydroclimatology candidate #2
Hosted by Search Committee

February 27
Hydroclimatology candidate #3
Hosted by Search Committee

March 5
Hydroclimatology candidate #4
Hosted by Search Committee

March 19
Heather Throop, School of Earth & Space Exploration and School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Hosted by Manuel Lerdau

March 26
Daniel Schmidt, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)
Hosted by Kevin Grise

April 2
Drew Lohrer, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), New Zealand
Hosted by Peter Berg

April 9
Melissa Hey, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)
Hosted by Kyle Haynes

April 16
Victoria Long, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)
Hosted by Linda Blum

April 23
Nate McDowell, Pacific Northwest National Lab
Hosted by Xi Yang