Category: Talks

Curtis Woodcock gives keynote address at conference in Hangzhou, China

June 16th, 2015 in 2015, Curtis Woodcock, Faculty, Jun-15, Pictures, Presentations, Talks

Earth & Environment Professor Curtis Woodcock was in China this past week to give the keynote address at the International Conference on Carbon Cycle and Global Change in Hangzhou, China.

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Curtis Woodcock giving his key note address. Photo by Curtis Woodcock.

Professor Woodcock’s presentation was titled “Time Series Analysis of Landsat Data for Continuous Monitoring of Land Cover Change and Condition.”

To learn more about Professor Woodcock’s work check out his profile page, or see his recent news and publications.

Lucy Hutyra to give PBS NOVA lecture tonight at 7:00 pm at Science Cafe

May 26th, 2015 in 2015, Events, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, May-15, News, Talks

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra will be in the Kendall Square area tonight to give a talk on “Investigating Urban Carbon Cycles.”

The talk will focus on the role of urban environments in contributing to CO2 emissions and how cities can potential “serve as ‘first responders’ for climate action” (Facebook event page).

The lecture will also be filmed by NOVA, a popular science television series featured on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and will be featured at a later date on the series.

The talk begins at 7:00 pm at the Science Cafe at 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge.  The talk is free and open to the public though space is limited. You can RSVP for the event here.

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

Lucy Hutyra gives seminar at Oak Ridge

May 13th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, May-15, Talks, Trips

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra will be in Tennessee this week to give a seminar at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Prof. Hutyra’s seminar will be held this Thursday and 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.

Sergio Fagherazzi gives seminar at Rutgers

May 8th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, May-15, Sergio Fagherazzi, Talks, Trips

Sergio Fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi will be in New Jersey on Monday to give a lecture at the Deaprtment of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University.

Fagherazzi’s lecture, “Marsh collapse does not require sea-level rise,” will be held Monday afternoon as part of the Dept. of Marine and Coastal Sciences’s IMCS Seminar Series.

To learn more about Fagherazzi’s work, check out his profile, or see his recent news and publications.

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.