Seminar Schedule Spring 2015

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are on Fridays at 2:30PM in the ENRS Bldg, Room 223, and are open to all faculty, staff, and students. Refreshments at 2:15 PM.
January 30, 2015
Speaker: Adam Sobel, Columbia University
Title: CLIMATE INFLUENCES ON TROPICAL CYCLONES AND ON TORNADOES: ANY COMMONALITIES?
Host: Tony Broccoli
ABSTRACT
February 6, 2015
Speaker: Alexis Berg, International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Columbia
Title: IMPACT OF SOIL MOISTURE-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTIONS ON SURFACE CLIMATE VARIABILITY
Host: Ben Lintner
ABSTRACT
February 13, 2015
Speaker: Giovanni Ganendra, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology (LABMET), Ghent University
Title: Housing Methane-Oxidizing Bacteria on Building Materials: towards a Sustainable Methane Bioremediation and Building Material Surface Protection
Host: Donna Fennell
ABSTRACT
February 27, 2015, 1:30pm, Alampi Room
Marine Sciences Building
(Note Special Time and Location)
Speaker: Helen Caldicott
Title: THE MEDICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE NUCLEAR AGE
Host: Alan Robock
ABSTRACT
March 6, 2015
Speaker: Ken Hayes, President, Aqua Survey, Inc.
Title: On-Water Environmental Exploration: Treasure to Bombs
Host: Peter Strom

March 27, 2015
Speaker: Dr. Korneel Rabaey, Ghent University, Belgium
Title: Microbial Electrosynthesis For Electricity Driven Bioproduction And Extraction
Host: Donna Fennell
ABSTRACT
April 3, 2015
Speaker: Wei Zhang, Michigan State University
Title: SEQUESTRATION OF ANTIBIOTICS BY SOIL, GEOSORBENTS TO REDUCE ANTIBIOTIC TRANSPORT, BIOAVAILABILITY, AND RESISTANCE GENE EXPRESSION
Host: Daniel Gimenez
ABSTRACT
April 10, 2015
Speaker: Elizabeth Drenkard,
Title: Exploring Climate Change Refugia Potential of Equatorial Pacific Coral Reefs
Host: Enrique Curchitser
ABSTRACT
April 24, 2015
Speaker: Sanjay Kumar, FarmX
Title: CONNECTING AGRICULTURE TO THE INTERNET: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIETY?
Host: Alan Robock
ABSTRACT
May 1, 2015
Speaker: Kevin Trenberth, Head, Climate Analysis Section, NCAR
Title: Earth's Energy Imbalance
Host: Alan Robock
ABSTRACT
May 8, 2015
Speaker: Jim Carton, University of Maryland
Title: TBD
Host: Tony Broccoli

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