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February 4, 2020
Jon Keeley, United States Geological Survey and University of California at Los Angeles
Nexus Between Wildfires, Climate Change and Population Growth in California
February 5, 2020
Jon Keely, United States Geological Survey and University of California at Los Angeles
Wildland-Urban-Interface Wildfire Disasters: How Do We Parse Out the Drivers?
December 5, 2017
Diamond VE Holloman, UNC-CH Curriculum in Environment and Ecology (ENEC)
Critical Urban Ecology: Links to Social Vulnerability and Environmental Justice in the Aftermath of Hurricanes
November 30, 2017
Sara Childs, Duke University (Office of the Duke Forest)
Duke Forest: A Resource for All Seasons
November 9, 2017
Joseph Pawlik, UNCW (Dept of Biology and Marine Biology)
The chemical ecology of sponges on Caribbean reefs: From metabolites to ecosystems
November 9, 2017
Samantha Tessel, UNC-CH Curriculum in Environment and Ecology
Dispersal effects on species distribution and diversity across multiple scales in the southern Appalachian mixed mesophytic flora
October 26, 2017
Alina Szmant, UNCW (Center for Marince Science / Dept of Biology and Marine Biology)
Coral reef ecology over the decades: aspects of the reproductive ecology and physiology of Caribbean corals, and perspectives on the demise of coral reefs
October 12, 2017
Caroline Tucker, UNC-CH (Department of Biology with joint appointment to the Curr. of Environment and Ecology)
What value does the past have for the future? Assessing the use of evolutionary history to inform conservation
September 28, 2017
Ethan Hyland, NCSU (Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences)
How paleoclimate and paleoecology research informs our efforts to combat climate and environmental change in the modern world
September 14, 2017
Andrew Curley, UNC-CH (Department of Geography)
Navajo (Diné) studies, political ecology, indigenous sovereignty, water politics, coal and coal workers, development, and indigenous geography
April 27, 2017
Valerie Lambert, UNC-CH (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
American Indian Land, Water, and Other Resources
April 20, 2017
Sara McMillan, Purdue University
Ecosystem restoration: Does restoring structure lead to function?
April 13, 2017
Bianca Lopez, UNC Curriculum in Environment and Ecology
The Effects of Ubanization on Riparian Forests in the Research Triangle Area of North Carolina
March 30, 2017
Jon Lefcheck, VIMS (Virginia Institute of Marine Science)
Reinventing Biodiversity: From the very small to the very large
March 23, 2017
Pavithra Vasudevan, UNC-CH (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Searching in Aluminum's Shadows: Black Geographies and Industrial Toxicity
March 9, 2017
Elizabeth Havice, UNC-CH (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
States, Firms, Science and the Making of Oceans Governance
March 2, 2017
Erika Weinthal, Duke University
Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
February 23, 2017
Leah VanWey, Brown University
Payments for Reforestation in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest
February 16, 2017
Philip Gerard, UNC-W (University of North Carolina Wilmington)
Down the Wild Cape Fear: A Journey Through History, Politics, and the Natural World
February 9, 2017
Ted Kennedy, USGS (U.S. Geological Survey)
Little bugs, big data, and adaptive management in the Grand Canyon
February 2, 2017
Marcelo Ardón, NCSU (North Carolina State University)
Novel biogeochemical regimes in coastal wetlands: saltwater intrusion meets fertilizer legacies