Fall 2012 EarthTalks Series: PSU "Talks" on Water

 

EarthTalk Seminars by date

Date Speaker Presentation
Aug 27 Patrick Reed
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering, Penn State University
"Petascale Design and Management of Space-based Water Cycle Observation Systems: Bridging Earth Science and Astrodynamics"

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Sept 10 Susan Brantley
Distinguished Professor of Geosciences and
David Yoxtheimer, Extension Associate, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State University
"Water Quality in Areas of Hydraulically Fractured Shale in the Northeastern U.S."

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Sept 17 Armen Kemanian
Assistant Professor of Production Systems
and Modeling
College of Agricultural Sciences,
Penn State University
"One Piece of the Hydrologic Cycle Puzzle: Modeling Plant Competition for Water"

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Sept 24 Beth Boyer
Associate Professor of Water Resources
College of Agricultural Sciences,
Penn State University
"Atmospheric Deposition and its Impacts on Water Quality in Pennsylvania"

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Oct 1 Bryan Swistock
Senior Extension Associate
College of Agricultural Sciences,
Penn State University
"Baseline Water Quality in Groundwater Wells Across the Marcellus Region of Pennsylvania"

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Oct 8 Ken Davis (Meteo), Soumaya Belmecheri (Meteo), David Eissenstat (Ag Sci), Kusum Naithani (Geog) and Yuning Shi (Meteo)
Penn State University
"Roots, Leaves and Radiation; Satellites, Sap Flux and Isotopes: Progress Towards Understanding the Water and Carbon Dynamics of Terrestrial Ecosystems"

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Oct 15 Jack Watson
Professor of Soil Physics
College of Agricultural Science,
Penn State University
"Fate and Transport of Carbamazepine and Estrogens in Soils at Penn State's Living Filter"

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Oct 22 Chris Duffy
Professor of Civil Engineering,
College of Engineering
Penn State University
CANCELED
"The Terrestrial Water Cycle and Sustainable Services"
Oct 29 Michael Gooseff
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
College of Engineering,
Penn State University
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
"The Significance of 'Significant Nexus' - Quantifying Connections Between Streams and Groundwaters"
Nov 5 Li Li
Assistant Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences,
Penn State University
"Water-Rock Interactions: What is the Role of Geochemical Hot Spots"
Nov 12 Henry Lin
Associate Professor of Soil Hydrology College of Agricultural Sciences,
Penn State University
"Where Does the Water Go After it Rains? - Revealing Underground Super-highway and the Melody of Soil Moisture"

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Dec 10 Michael Gooseff
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering,
College of Engineering,
Penn State University
"The Significance of 'Significant Nexus' - Quantifying Connections Between Streams and Groundwaters"

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