Category: Talks

E&E Undergrad Emily Korman Senior Thesis talk Today at 3:30 in CAS 132

April 30th, 2015 in 2015, Apr-15, Faculty, Nathan Phillips, Talks, Undergraduate

Earth & Environment Environmental Analysis & Policy major Emily Korman will be presenting her senior thesis research on “Political Ecology: the Reality of Boston’s Gas Leaks Policies” later today, Thursday April 30th, 2015, at 3:30 pm in CAS 132.

In an email sent to the department, Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips described Korman’s work on the project:

“Emily Korman has spent the last year identifying and analyzing inter-relationships among entities involved in management of Boston’s natural gas pipeline infrastructure. As part of her work Emily managed to interview many key players to gain some valuable insights into this issue. I invite you to her talk…where she uses this knowledge as a basis for solutions to managing urban infrastructure problems.”

All members of the department are encouraged to attend Korman’s talk.

Lucy Hutyra gives seminar in Utah

April 6th, 2015 in 2015, Apr-15, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, Talks, Trips

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra will be in Utah this week to give a seminar at the Global Change and Sustainability Center at the University of Utah.

Hutyra’s seminar is titled “Quantifying and modeling the urban carbon cycle – An examination of land use change, vegetation responses, and emissions.”

To learn more about Prof. Hutyra’s work, check out her profile page, or see her recent news and publications.

Jared Woollacott gives talk at Appalachian State

February 18th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Feb-15, Graduate students, Ian Sue Wing, Talks, Trips

Ian Sue Wing

Ian Sue Wing

Jared Woollacott

Jared Woollacott

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Jared Woollacott gave a talk this past Friday, February 13th, at Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics in Boone, NC.

Jared’s talk was titled “No-regrets climate policy – the ancillary benefits and welfare costs of CO2 abatement in the US electricity sector.”

Jared is a PhD candidate in Geography; he is advised by Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing.

 

Wally Fulweiler gives invited seminar at Marine Biological Lab

January 16th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Jan-15, Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler, Talks

R. Wally Fulweiler

R. Wally Fulweiler

Earth & Environment Associate Professor R. Wally Fulweiler gave an invited lecture this past Tuesday, January 13th, at the Marine Biological Lab.

The seminar was titled “Shore Nitrogen Cycling – Variation in Space and Time.”

To learn more about Fulweiler’s work, visit her website.

Esther James gives talk at AGU

December 17th, 2014 in 2014, Dec-14, Graduate students, Presentations, Talks, Trips

Esther James

Esther James

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Esther James gave a talk today at the Fall 2014 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

James’s talk was titled “A Three-Dimensional Shear-Velocity Model of the Atlantic Upper Mantle from Analysis of a Regional Dataset of Fundamental-Mode Rayleigh Waves.”

James gave her talk this morning, Wednesday December 17, 2014, at 9:15 am as part of the “Imaging the Earth IV Seismic Studies of Crust and Mantle Structure” session.

James is a PhD candidate in Earth Science with an emphasis on seismology and mantle tomography.

Jordan Winkler Dissertation Defense set for today at 3 pm in 132

December 1st, 2014 in 2014, Dec-14, Faculty, Graduate students, Ian Sue Wing, Talks

Jordan Winkler

Jordan Winkler

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Jordan Winkler‘s dissertation defense is scheduled for today at 3 PM in CAS 132.

Winkler’s dissertation is titled “Climate Change Impact on Crop Yield: Towards a Probabilistic Modeling Framework.”

Winkler is a PhD candidate in Geography; his advisor is Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing.

All members of the department are encouraged to come support Jordan.

Mike Dietze gives keynote talk at EU COST meeting in Germany

November 12th, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Michael Dietze, Nov-14, Talks, Trips

Michael Dietze

Michael Dietze

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Mike Dietze is in Potsdam Germany this week to give a keynote talk as part of the EU COST meeting for the “Towards robust PROjections of European Forests UNDer climate change,” or PROFOUND, project.

Dietze’s talk is titled “On the communication between models and data;” the project meeting will take place Wednesday morning at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).

To learn more about the PROFOUND project meeting, visit COST’s website. 

To learn more about Prof. Dietze’s work, check out his profile page or list of recent publications.

Lucy Hutyra featured on Initiative on Cities panel Thursday at noon

November 5th, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, Oct-14, Talks

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Lucy Hutyra

This Thursday, November 6, 2014, Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra will participate in Boston University’s Initiative on Cities Urban Seminar Series.

The focus of Thursday’s seminar will be “The Resilient City” and will feature experts from around BU discussing “how cities can prepare for threats from catastrophic weather events to critical infrastructure loss to urban health crises” (“Urban Seminar Series“).

The seminar will take place from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at 75 Bay State Road and will feature the panel discussion along with a Q&A and a complimentary lunch.

To participate in the seminar, individuals must register for the event at this link.

To learn more about Prof. Hutyra’s research, check out her profile page or a list of her recent publications.

Jared Woollacott participates in D.C. forum

October 31st, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Graduate students, Ian Sue Wing, Oct-14, Talks

Woolacott, Jard

Jared Woollacott

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Jared Woollacott was in Washington D.C. this past week to participate in the 32nd Stanford Energy Modeling Forum.

The goal of the forum was to assess different implementations of US carbon policy including the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

Woollacott is a PhD candidate in Geography; he is advised by Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing.

 

Wally Fulweiler gives seminar at University of Delaware

October 28th, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Oct-14, Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler, Talks, Trips

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson Fulweiler is in Delaware today to give a seminar lecture on “Climate Change Impacts on Nitrogen Cycling in the Coastal Ocean.”

Fulweiler’s lecture is being held at the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.

To learn more about Prof. Fulweiler’s work, check out her profile page or her website.