The Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminars are open to anyone interested. This weekly seminar series is part of the course for students enrolled in NR601, FOR601, and FOR801. The public is welcome to attend.
Fall 2017 Seminar in 1216 Jordan Hall on Mondays, 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm, with exceptions
Citizen Science: A multi-disciplinary peg in an academic round hole – Dr. Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor, Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence in Leadership in Public Science; jointly appointed as Assistant Head, Biodiversity Research Lab, NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
September 4 – no seminar
Ecological Challenges Across Land, Water, Space and Time – Dr. Katie Martin, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Forestry & Environmental Resources; Faculty Fellow, Center for Geospatial Analytics (see http://watershedecology.weebly.com/ for more info)
Restoring late-successional forest structure to current Lake States northern hardwood forests – Dr. Jodi Forrester, Assistant Professor
Managing site resources for fast-growing plantations: Experiences from Chile – Dr. Jose Alvarez Munoz, Candidate for Adjunct Faculty and Manager of Remote Sensing Systems, Weyerhaeuser.
Sustaining Forest Productivity: New insights from soils to space – Dr. Rachel Cook, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative.
October 12 (NOT a Monday) 3:30 pm Talley Student Center
Natural Disturbances and Forest Resilience: Lessons from Yellowstone – The Frederick and Joan Barkalow Distinguished Conservationist Lecture: Dr. Monica Turner, Eugene P. Odum Professor of Ecology and Vilas Research Professor at the University of Wisconsin. Thursday, October 12, 3:30-4:45, Talley
Evaluating tropical forest conservation strategies using lots and lots of Landsat images – Dr. Josh Gray, Assistant Professor, Forestry & Environmental Resources; Faculty Fellow, Center for Geospatial Analytics
BiodiverCity: How urban environments dynamically filter and reassemble biodiversity from regional species pools – Dr. Madhu Katti, Associate Professor, Leadership in Public Science
Biogeochemical consequences of hydroclimatic change in tropical streams and temperate coastal wetlands – Dr. Marcelo Ardon, Assistant Professor
Soil Erosion from Forest Haul Road Stream Crossings as Influenced By Road Attributes – Albert J. Lang, Watershed and Conservation Staff Forester, Water Resources Branch, North Carolina Forest Service
Adventures in Statistical Ecology – Dr. Krishna Pacifici, Assistant Professor, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Forestry & Environmental Resources; Faculty Fellow, Center for Geospatial Analytics
November 20 Thanksgiving, no seminar planned
Understanding the impacts of organic matter removal on soils and forest productivity in an intensively managed pine plantation – Dr. Zakiya Leggett, Assistant Professor