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 on Zoom.

Spring 2021

February 1: Thulani Makhalanyane, Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Microbial Functionality in Hyper-Arid Deserts”
Host: Jenny Bhatnagar

February 22: Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“Extreme Events and their Future Changes: Role of Large-Scale Circulation and the Land Surface”
Host: Dan Li

March 8: Allison Steiner, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan
“Role of the Terrestrial Biosphere in Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate”
Host: Jeffrey Geddes

March 29: Michael Dietze, Department of Earth & Environment, Boston University
“The Emerging Era of Ecological Forecasts: Feedbacks Between Models and Data”
Host: Biogeoscience Program

April 12: Alexandra Ponette-GonzalezDepartment of Geography and the Environment, University of North Texas
“Sinks for Soot: Black Carbon in an Urban Ecosystem”
Host: Pam Templer

Image: Harvard Forest; Rose Abramoff.