Fall 2011 Environmental Science Colloquium

Come join us for our fall semester Environmental Science Colloquium on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm at the Boyd Science Center, Room 001. The talks cover a wide range of topics around environmental science and sustainability. The colloquium is available for graduate credit and we also invite the community to come for free. For more information, contact Angela Uhlman. Read on for the complete list of dates and speakers.

September 14
Brian Gagnon, Northern Forest Community Organizer, The Wilderness Society

From Ecosystem Services to Harvesting Natural Resources: Understanding our Multiple Use Forests

September 21

Mark Green, Research Hydrologist for Northern Research Station, U.S. Forest Service and Assistant Professor, Center for the Environment, Plymouth State University

The Hydrology of the Pemigewasset Valley Flood Following Tropical Storm Irene

October 12

James Gallagher, Chief Engineer, NH Department of Environmental Services

Dam Safety in New Hampshire

October 19

Jennifer Jacobs, Director of the Environmental Research Group, University of New Hampshire

Stream Temperature and Healthy Watersheds in New England

October 26

Ted Diers, Watershed Management Bureau, NH Department of Environmental Services

Nitrogen, schmitrogen:  A discussion of nutrient issues in New Hampshire waters

November 9

Daniel Bain, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh

Marcellus Shale Development in Pennsylvania:  Confronting the Conventional Wisdom

November 16

Michele Pruyn, Assistant Professor of Plant Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Plymouth State University

Water-Related Controls of the Distribution of Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch) in a Northern Hardwood Forest, NH

November 30

Kenneth Kimball, Director of Research, Appalachian Mountain Club

How Threatened by Climate Change are Northern Mountain Ecosystems?