SEFS Seminar Series

The seminars are held on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. in Anderson 223, and we'll host a casual reception in the Forest Club Room after the first seminar of each month. Students can register to take the seminar for course credit as SEFS 529A.

SEFS Seminar - Winter 2016

Week 1: January 6*

“Why the food yard waste bin is a good thing (carbon accounting for food scraps)”
Professor Sally Brown
SEFS

Week 2: January 13

“Carbon in New Guinea rainforests: Storage, dynamics and community-based conservation”
Dr. John Vincent
SEFS

Week 3: January 20

“Synthesis of carbon nanomaterials from biomass for environmental remediation”
Professor Anthony Dichiara
SEFS
"Preparation of different carbon materials by thermochemical conversion of lignin"

Week 4: January 27

“Ecosystem genetics and riparian forest carbon flux: From common garden experiments to the field”
Professor Dylan Fischer
The Evergreen State College

Week 5: February 3*

“Ecosystem genetics and riparian forest carbon flux: From common garden experiments to the field”
Professor David Butman
SEFS

Week 6: February 10

“Soil carbon: A future for sequestration?”
Professor and Director Tom DeLuca
SEFS

Week 7: February 17

“Controlling processes of carbon uptake and distribution and their importance for productivity”
Professor Emeritus David Ford
SEFS

Week 8: February 24

“What deep soils can tell us about forest productivity and resilience”
Professor Rob Harrison
SEFS

Week 9: March 2*

“Forest community reassembly with climate change”
Professor Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
UW Biology
"Implications of Climate Change for Turnover in Forest Composition"

Week 10: March 9

“Measuring ecosystem function in the Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta: Problems and solutions”
Professor Derek MacKenzie
University of Alberta

* Indicates reception after seminar

Archived Seminars
Autumn 2015
Spring 2015