Seminar Calendar

The biogeoscience seminar series provides a forum for student, postdoc, and faculty interaction, to highlight BU research, and to provide a venue for high profile speakers from outside of Boston University. Each seminar is followed by a reception.

Spring 2016

All seminars are held on Mondays 3-4pm in CAS 132.

March 14: Colleen Iversen
Linking Belowground plant traits with ecosystem processes: a multi-biome perspective
Colleen Iversen’s website

March 21: Stuart Grandy, UNH
Scaling soil organic matter dynamics with microbial physiology
Stuart Grandy’s website

March 28: Rodrigo Vargas,  University of Delaware
Soil carbon and soil moisture patterns across North America
Rodrigo Vargas’ website

April 4: Thomas Dirnboeck, Environment Agency Austria
Disturbance impacts on European temperate forest ecosystems
Thomas Dirnboeck’s website

April 11: Charles Harvey, MIT
The mathematical simplicity of impenetrable tropical peat swamps
Charles Harvey’s website

April 25: Karen J. McGlathery, UVA
Seagrass restoration enhances blue carbon sequestration
Karen McGalthery’s website


Image: Harvard Forest; Rose Abramoff.