Events

Environmental Studies Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminars take place on Mondays from 12:00 to 1:05 p.m. in 221 ISB.  Come early for coffee, tea, and snacks!


 

APRIL 1: Cary Anne Cadman, Climate change in the Pacific, Cancelled

  

APRIL 8: Kate Ennis, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Studies Department, UCSC

Coffee and climate: How climate influences ecosystem functions, production and producer responses in coffee agroecosystems

Host: Stacy Philpott

 

APRIL 15: Juniper Harrower, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Studies Department, UCSC

Species interactions and climate change in the loss of Joshua trees and the role of eco-art for understanding multispecies connections

Host: Greg Gilbert

 

APRIL 22: Alastair Iles, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley

The technology politics of mechanizing crops: Insights from Californian agriculture

Host: Stacy Philpott and Madeleine Fairbairn

 

APRIL 29: David Ackerly, Dean College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Will plant communities change more quickly in refugia? A biogeographic and landscape perspective

Host: Kai Zhu

 

MAY 6: Kelsey Forbush, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Studies Department, UCSC

Connecting the rhizosphere priming effect with soil structure, plant species, and root biomass

Host: Weixin Cheng

 

MAY 13: Barry Nickel, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Studies Department, UCSC

Should I stay or should I go? Effects of human-induced fear on the movement energetics and spatial ecology of pumas

Host: Chris Wilmers

 

MAY 20: Marnie Riddle, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Studies Department, UCSC

Common-law approaches to nonpoint nutrient pollution can compensate for regulatory failures

Host: Andy Szasz

 

MAY 27: No seminar. Memorial Day.

 

JUNE 3: Monica WhiteFreedom farmers: Black farmers and building sustainable communities, 

 Cancelled