Seminar Schedule Spring 2016

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 29, 2016 Canceled
Speaker: Scott W. Tyler, University of Nevada Reno
Title: Antarctic Ice Shelf Stability: Monitoring Ice Shelf and Ocean Dynamics using Fiber-Optic Sensing
Host: Curchitser/Reinfelder/Jensen
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February 05, 2016
Speaker: Jiacan Yuan, Rutgers University
Title: AMPLIFICATION OF SUBTROPICAL STATIONARY WAVES AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS ON REGIONAL HYDROLOGICAL EXTREMES
Hosts: Bob Kopp (Earth & Planetary Science) and Ben Lintner (Environmental Sciences)
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Monday, February 29, 12:45pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Erica M. Hartmann, Biology and the Built Environment Center, University of Oregon
Title: How Anthropogenic Chemicals Are Altering The Microbial World
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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March 04, 2016
Speaker: Abigail Porter, Rutgers University
Title: THE BENZOYL-CoA PATHWAY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE ANAEROBIC CARBON CYCLE
Host: Donna Fennell
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, March 8, 4:00pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Aude Picard, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Title: MICROBE-MINERAL INTERACTIONS AND THE GLOBAL IRON CYCLE
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Monday, March 21, 12:45pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Xinning Zhang, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
Title: N2 FIXATION BY ALTERNATIVE METALLOENZYMES IN THE PAST AND PRESENT
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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March 25, 2016
Speaker: Daryl Kleist, University of Maryland
Title: USING ADVANCED DATA ASSIMILATION TO IMPROVE OPERATIONAL PREDICTIONS FROM THE NCEP GLOBAL FORECAST SYSTEM (GFS) MODEL
Host: Steve Decker
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April 01, 2016
Speaker: Rebecca Morss, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Title: UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING HURRICANE RISK COMMUNICATION AND RESPONSES
Host: Steve Decker
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Monday, April 4, 12:45pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Jeffra Schaefer, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Title: BIOAVAILABILITY AND UPTAKE OF MERCURY IN ANAEROBIC MICROORGANISMS
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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April 08, 2016
Speaker: William Boos, Yale University
Title: RAIN OVER TROPICAL CONTINENTS: LINEAR THEORY, ABRUPT CHANGES, AND REGIONAL MONSOONS
Host: Tony Broccoli and Ben Lintner
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Monday, April 11, 12:45pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Sean Crowe, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Title: PHOTOFERROTROPHY AND THE EVOLUTION OF EARTH'S SURFACE CHEMISTRY AND LIFE
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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Special Seminar Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 14, 12:45pm,
Institute of Food Nutrition & Health – room 205
Speaker: Katherine Dawson, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology
Title: UNRAVELING BIOGEOCHEMICAL NETWORKS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES
Host: John Reinfelder, Department of Environmental Sciences
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April 22, 2016
Speaker: Emmanuel Vincent, University of California Merced
Title: CAN SCIENTISTS PEER-REVIEW CLIMATE CHANGE MEDIA COVERAGE
Host: Ben Lintner
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April 29, 2016
Speaker: Birthe Veno Kjellerup, University of Maryland at College Park
Title: Bioremediation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) using biofilms
Host: Lisa Rodenburg
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May 06, 2016
Speaker: Kun Gao, GFDL, Princeton, NJ
Title: Effects of Boundary Layer Roll Vortices on the Structure and Intensity of the Hurricane
Host: Shuwen Zhang
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