Fall 2008 EarthTalks Series: "Quenching the Thirst: Managing the Water Resources of a Changing Planet"

 

Quenching the Thirst: Managing the Water Resources of a Changing Planet

 

- a lecture series sponsored by the Earth & Environmental Systems Institute, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences, the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, the Environment and Natural Resources Institute, the EMS Energy Institute, and the College of Agricultural Sciences - All talks are open to the public and are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on Mondays in 112 Walker Building

 

EarthTalk Seminars by date

Date Speaker Presentation
Sept 15 Michael Gooseff
Hartz Family Career Development Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Penn State University
"One of These Things is Not Like the Other: Stream Restoration and Stream Ecosystem Restoration"

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Sept 22 Upmanu Lall
Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, Department of Earth & Environmental Engineering, Columbia University
"Global Water Crisis? Prospects, Directions and Science Needs for Sustainability"

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Sept 29 Pat Mulholland
Aquatic Ecologist in the Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Streams as Nitrogen Filters in the Landscape"

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Oct 6 Martin Doyle
Department of Geography and the Institute for the Environment, University of North Carolina
"Politics, Markets, and Engineers in Destroying and Restoring the American River: From George Washington to George Bush"

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Oct 13 Steve Running
Regent's Professor of Ecology, Director of Numerical Terradynamics Simulation Group, University of Montana
"Climate Change in the West: It's All About Water"

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Miller Lecture Speaker - 10/13/08 at 11:15-12:30 p.m. in 109 Walker Bldg.
"Ecological Scaling and Remote Sensing"
Oct 20 Robert Brooks
Department of Geography, Penn State University
"Understanding Wetlands, the Other Water: Origins, Assessment, Restoration, and Ecology"

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Oct 27 Beth Boyer
School of Forest Resources, Penn State University
"Nutrient Pollution in Waters of Pennsylvania and the Nation"

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Nov 3 Kurt Stephenson
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech
"Environmental Markets: Rhetoric, Reality, and Potential Water Quality Trading"

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Nov 10 George Hornberger
Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment
"Water Energy and Nutrients: Complicated Interdependencies"

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Nov 17 Larry Fennessey
Office of the Physical Plant, Penn State University
"State of Penn State University Water Resources"

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Dec 1 Bob Hirsch
Chief Hydrologist and Associate Director for Water, U.S. Geological Survey
"Future Directions for Hydrologic Research: Science to Support Restoration"

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Co-sponsored by the Earth & Environmental Systems Institute and Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment