Seminars

Department of Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Seminar Series

EVSC 4002  Tuesdays, 4pm , https://virginia.zoom.us/j/141959708
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., via Zoom (link forthcoming)

Fall 2020

August 27
Melissa Hey, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)

September 3
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Environmental Systems, UC Merced
"Role of Erosion in Soil Carbon Sequestration"

September 10
Christine Fantasia-Buscher, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)

September 17
Da Yang, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis

September 24
Chris Patrick, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

October 1
Charles Harvey, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

October 8
Jorge Abad, University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC), Peru

October 15
Danielle Wood, Media Lab and Space Enabled Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Sustainability in Space and on Earth: Research Initiatives of the Space Enabled Research Group"

October 22
Clara Deser, Climate and Global Water Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) (Moore Lecture)

October 29
Alyssa Atwood, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University

November 5
Kimberly Huppert, German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ)

November 12
Amelie Berger, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (Ph.D. seminar)

November 19
Andrew Rypel, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, UC Davis