Spring 2020 Environmental Science Colloquium

Please join us for the Spring 2020 Environmental Science Colloquium. All talks are in Boyd Science Center and open to all.

Tuesday, February 4, 3:30-4:30 pm, Boyd 144

PFAS in New Hampshire: Panel discussion

Sources and Occurrence of PFAS in NH – Brandon Kernen, PG, NHDES; Mechanisms of action, biochemical properties and animal/human correspondence in health outcomes – Jonathon Ali, PhD, NHDES – Toxicology/Risk Communication; Community Exposure Assessments in NH/Communicating Data to the Public – Kathleen Bush, PhD, NHDHHS

Facilitated by Nichole Morin Jaskiewicz, Ph.D., Chemistry & Biochemistry Program, Plymouth State University

Wednesday, February 26, 4-5 pm, Boyd 001

Are birds really dinosaurs?

Larry Spencer, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, Plymouth State University

Wednesday, March 25, 4-5 pm, Boyd 001

Radon: Origins, Prevalence and Health Effects

Eugene Benoit, BS, MS, MA, Environmental Engineer, US EPA Indoor Environments Program

Wednesday, April 8, 4-5 pm, Boyd 001

Tackling a Big Snow Hydrology Problem with Small Low-Cost Sensors

Eric Kelsey, Research Associate Professor, Plymouth State University & Director of Research, Mount Washington Observatory

Wednesday, April 22, 4-5 pm, Boyd 001

The Surry Mountain Project: A Case Study in Conservation

Patrick Hackley, Assistant Director of Land Protection, The Nature Conservancy, NH