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.

All seminars are held on Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm in CAS 132.

Fall 2017:

September 18: Elizabeth BurakowskiUniversity of New Hampshire

October 2: Anthony ChappazCentral Michigan University

October 16: Steve Pacala, Princeton University

October 23: John Albertson, Cornell University

November 6: Heidi Nepf, MIT

November 13: David Butman, University of Washington               

December 4: Orencio Duran Vincent, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences


Spring 2017:

February 6: Andrew Reinmann, Boston University
Forest edge effects: Are we overlooking an important perturbation to the terrestrial carbon cycle?

February 13:
Rebecca Hernandez, University of California Davis
The land-energy-ecology nexus: Energy impacts on land-cover change, techno-ecological synergies of solar energy, and the future energy landscape 

February 27: Daniel Hernandez, Carlton College
Managing impacts of nitrogen pollution on threatened species and ecosystems

March 13: Jen Bowen, Northeastern University
15 years of nutrient enrichment alters salt marsh sediment bacterial and fungal communities

March 20: David Basler, University of Basel, Switzerland
Phenology as key factor for tree growth and survival

April 10: Maria Uriarte, Columbia University

April 24: Alan Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT
Hydroclimatology – an integrated view

May 1: Andrew Elmore, University of Maryland
From the mountains to the sea: New insights into mid-Atlantic forest and stream response to climate change

Image: Harvard Forest; Rose Abramoff.