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2013 QERM Autumn Quarter Seminar

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.
Mary Gates Hall 254
Faculty Facilitator: Research Professor James Anderson

September 25

Current QERM students
Topic: Tips on finding a QERM researcah advisor

October 2

Peter Guttorp
Professor, Dept. of Statistics
Topic: "The Heat Is On! A Statistical Look at the State of the Climate"

October 9

Joshua Lawler
Associate Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "Projecting species' responses to climate change"

October 16

Sergey Rabotyagov
Assistant Professor, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Topic: “Linking Externalities from Land to Sea: Cost-Effective Reduction of the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone”

October 23

Andre Punt
Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "On Mice, Management and Manipulation"

October 30

Chris Anderson
Assistant Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "The Economic Effects of Catch Share Management: The Rhode Island Fluke Sector Pilot Program"

November 6

NO CLASS

November 13

Sandor Toth
Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Topic: "The Adjacency Problem in Forestry"

November 20

Daniel Schindler
Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: TBA

November 27

NO CLASS due to Thanksgiving holiday

December 4

QERM Alumni Panel -- Aditya Khanna, Gregor Passolt, Tamre Cardoso and Martin Lierman

December 11

NO CLASS - Finals Week

ARCHIVE: 2012 QERM Autumn Quarter Seminar

September 26

Tim Essington, Professor, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "Fishing through marine food webs"

October 3

Current QERM students
Topic: Tips on finding a QERM research advisor

October 10

Chris Anderson, Assistant Professor, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "The economic effects of catch share management: The Rhode Island fluke sector pilot program"

October 17

Kevin See, Ph.D. - QERM Alumna (2011)
Topic: "Estimating catch-per-unit-effort with a state-space model"

October 24

Ian Taylor, Ph.D. - QERM Alumna (2008)
Topic: "Status of the U.S. yelloweye rockfish resource in 2011"

October 31

Eli Gurarie, Ph.D. - QERM Alumna (2008)
Topic: To be announced

November 7

Aditya Khanna, Ph.D. - QERM Alumna (2012)
Topic: "Global health: HIV in Africa"

November 14

John Horne, Associate Professor, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: To be announced

November 21

NO CLASS due to Thanksgiving holiday

November 28

David Ford, Professor, Environmental and Forest Sciences
Topic: "The dynamics of plant growth"

December 5

Jim Anderson, Research Professor, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Topic: "Modeling intrinsic and extrinsic mortality with vitality"

December 12

NO CLASS - Finals Week

ARCHIVE - 2011 QERM Autumn Quarter Seminar

September 28

Overview - Professors Loveday Conquest & Jim Anderson


October 5

Maureen Kennedy, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, School of Forest Resources
US Forest Service PWFS Lab, Seattle
Publication to be discussed:
"Using a stochastic model and cross-scale analysis to evaluate controls on historical low-severity fire regimes"

October 12

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Maureen Kennedy, Ph.D.

October 19

Tamre Cardoso, Ph.D.
TerraStat Consulting, Seattle
Publication to be discussed:
"Reducing seabird strikes with trawl cables in the pollock catcher-processor fleet in the eastern Bering Sea"


October 26

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Tamre Cardoso, Ph.D.

November 2

Rich Zabel, Ph.D.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS/NWFSC, Fish Ecology Division
Supervisory Mathematical Statistician
Publication to be discussed:
"The interplay between climate variability and density dependence in the population viability of Chinook salmon."

November 9

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Rich Zabel, Ph.D.

November 16

Eli Gurarie, Ph.D.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS/AKFSC
National Marine Mammal Laboratory

November 23

No session due to Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Eli Gurarie, Ph.D.

December 7 Wrap-up session: Professors Jim Anderson and Loveday Conquest
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