Spring 2019 SEFS Seminar Schedule

The schedule for our 2019 spring quarter SEFS Seminars is out! Each seminar is held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Forest Club Room of Anderson Hall. After each presentation, a reception and discussion time is held in the room. The SEFS Seminar Series is made possible with support from the Corkery Family Environmental and Forest Sciences Director’s Endowed Chair fund.

You can watch previous Seminars on the SEFS YouTube channel.

April 3 – Constraining terrestrial-aquatic exchanges of carbon and nutrients in coastal wetlands
Matt Bogard, post-doc, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

April 17 – The role of Washington’s private forests in mitigating global warming
Indroneil Ganguly, associate director, CINTRAFOR, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

April 24 – A social-ecological analysis of management of collective forest in nature reserves in China
Yi Xie, professor, Beijing Forestry University; visiting scholar, University of Washington

May 1– Aviation fuels from biomass
Fernando Resende, assistant professor, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

May 8 – Structure, growth and mortality in giant sequoia forests spanning the 2012-2015 California drought
Robert Van Pelt, affiliate assistant professor, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

May 15 – Science in the public service: Pathways to science policy
Yasmeen Hussain
Policy Analyst & Program Manager, University of Massachusetts Medical School

May 22 – Effects of 21st century climate, land use and disturbances on ecosystem carbon balance in California
Benjamin Sleeter, land use and climate change team lead, Western Geographic Science Center, United States Geological Survey

May 29 – Biodiversity maintenance and ecosystem effects of large mammalian seed dispensers
Taal Levi, Oregon State University

June 5 – TBA