GEOG Seminar Series

The Department of Geographical Sciences' seminars take place on Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. in 1158 LeFrak Hall. Meet & Greet sessions with seminar speakers take place from 3:30-4:00 pm.  Light refreshments are offered, but in an effort to "Go Green," please bring your own cup or mug for beverages! 


Fall 2017 Seminars

  • 9/28/17: Dr. Hanan Samet; Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland. Seminar title: "Reading News with Maps by Exploiting Spatial Synonyms."
  • 10/5/17: Dr. Ben Poulter; Research Scientist in the Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Seminar title: "Recent insights into trends and variability of the terrestrial carbon cycle."
  • 10/12/17: Dr. Andrew Elmore, Associate Professor University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Seminar Title: “From the mountains to the sea: New insights into mid-Atlantic forest and stream response to climate change.”
  • 11/9/17: GIS Day Speaker TBA
  • 11/30/17: Dr. Sergii Skakun; Assistant Research Professor Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.