Spring 2017 Environmental Science Colloquium

img_0772The Center for the Environment announces speakers for the Spring 2017 Environmental Science Colloquium. The Colloquium series is for students, faculty, and the public and we invite all to come hear the latest on environmental science topics of interest to our region. The Colloquium presentations are held at 4-5 pm in Boyd Science Center, Room 001. We look forward to seeing you! For more information, please contact June Hammond Rowan.

February 8 – Tommy Stoughton, Research Faculty, Center for the Environment, Plymouth State University – Hanky-panky at the Spring Beauty Pageant: Evolution and Systematics of Claytonia lanceolata sensu lato (Montiaceae)

February 22 – Mary Ann McGarry, Associate Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy and Center for the Environment, Plymouth State University – Do we really know where the World’s “Most Dangerous” Volcanoes Exist?

March 8 – Dwight Bradley, US Geological Survey and Visiting Scholar, Dartmouth College – Geology and Mineral Resources of the Energy-Critical Elements

March 15 – Andy Colter, Forest Soil Scientist and Ecologist, White Mountain National Forest, US Forest Service – Terrestrial Ecological Mapping using LiDAR on the White Mountain National Forest

April 12 – Larry Spencer – Lessons from the Past: What the US exploring expedition (1838-1842) tells us about how or how not to do science!!

April 19 (in Boyd Room 144) – Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB) & Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) – Oceans, climate, and health: Monitoring infectious diseases from space (co-sponsored by PSU’s Department of Biological Sciences, INBRE, & CFE)

April 26 –  Will Abbott, Vice President of Policy/Reservation Stewardship, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests – An Innovative Approach to Siting Large Longitudinal Energy Infrastructure