Category: Talks

Cutler Cleveland to give talk as part of Seminar Series on Climate Change

November 2nd, 2015 in 2015, Cutler Cleveland, Faculty, Nov-15, Talks

Cutler Cleveland

Cutler Cleveland

Earth & Environment Professor Cutler Cleveland will be giving a talk at 4:00 pm today as part of Boston University BURECS Seminar Series on Climate Change.

Professor Cleveland’s talk will focus on “Climate Change and the Transition to Sustainable Energy.”

The talk will be held from 4:00-5:00 pm today, Nov. 2nd, in CAS 226. The talk is free and open to the public.

To learn more about Professor Cleveland’s work, check out his profile page.

To learn more about the talk, see the attached flyer.

To learn more BURECS, visit their website.

 

 

 

Suchi Gopal to participate in roundtable discussion at 2:00 pm Friday in Photonics Center

October 1st, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Oct-15, Suchi Gopal, Talks

Suchi Gopal

Suchi Gopal

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal is set to participate in a roundtable discussion on “Digital Humanities in the Classroom” as part of the Boston University Digital Humanities 2015 Symposium.

The roundtable will take place from 2:00-3:30 pm in the Photonics Center and feature Gopal, Christina Carrick from History, Arnold Lele from Philosophy, and Shelia Cordner from CGS Humanities.

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

Cutler Cleveland to give talk on Arctic Drilling and Climate Change

September 28th, 2015 in 2015, Cutler Cleveland, Events, Faculty, Sept-15, Talks

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Suchi Gopal to give invited talk at Clark University

September 14th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Sept-15, Suchi Gopal, Talks

Suchi Gopal

Suchi Gopal

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal has been invited to give a talk at Clark University in Worcester, MA this week as part of the Clark’s “Graduate School of Geography Fall 2015 Colloquium Speaker Series.” The seminar will be held this Thursday, September 17th.

Gopal’s talk will focus on “Spatial Dynamics and Ecosystem Tradeoff Analysis in Cambodia’s Great Lake Tonle Sap.”

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

 

Curtis Woodcock spends evening in house carved in loess

June 17th, 2015 in 2015, Curtis Woodcock, Faculty, Jun-15, Pictures, Talks

During his recent trip to China, Professor Curtis Woodcock had the opportunity to spend an evening at a house carved out of loess in Shan Xi province. Below is a picture of Professor Woodcock in front of the unique home.

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Professor Woodcock and his host family. Photo by Curtis Woodcock.

 

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.