GEOG Seminar Series
The Department of Geographical Sciences' seminars take place roughly once per month, on Thursdays, at 3:30 p.m. in 1124 LeFrak Hall, unless otherwise noted. Meet & Greet sessions with seminar speakers take place from 3:00 to 3:30 pm. For further information, or to suggest possible speakers, please contact Katie Doyle at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rachel Berndtson at email@example.com.
*GEOG 798 students: You are required to attend 5 seminars (on or off campus, no webinars), one of which must be hosted by GEOG. A one-page critical review of each seminar attended is required as well.
SUMMER 2016 SEMINARS
- Monday, 6 June
Dr. Valerio Avitabile, Post-Doc Researcher, Wageningen Univeristy (Netherlands)
"Forest Biomass Mapping: From Local to Global"
SPRING 2016 SEMINARS
- Thursday, 14 April
Dr. Eric Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist, Wildlife Conservation Society
"From Mannahatta to Visionmaker: Exploring the geography of urban sustainability in New York City"
- Thursday, 3 December
Dr. Jean-Martial Cohard, Assistant Professor, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
"On the Use of Scintillometry to Close Water and Energy Budget at Parcel and Landscape Scales"
- Thursday, 19 November
Dr. Miguel Roman, Research Physical Scientist @ NASA Terrestrial Information Systems Lab
"Dynamic Monitoring of Energy Services in Human Settlements using Suomi-NPP VIIRS"
- Thursday, 5 February
- Thursday, 5 March - CANCELED
Dr. Susan Wolfinbarger, Director of Geospatial Technologies Project, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
"Remote Sensing for Documentation of Human Rights Violations"
- Thursday, 26 March
Dr. Daniel Sui - Professor and Chair of Geography, Ohio State University
"Location-based social media: Opportunities and challenges for geographic research and spatially integrated social sciences"
TIME: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday, 2 April
Dr. Gregory Ball - Dean, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland
"Geographic Variation in Birdsong: What, Why and How?"
- Thursday, 14 May
Dr. John E. Fa - Professor, Biology and Conservation Ecology, Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.
"The impacts of bushmeat hunting on mammals in African tropical moist forests"
- Previous Seminars: 2014
- Previous Seminars: 2013
- Previous Seminars: 2012
- Previous Seminars: 2011