This Week



Friday, September 25
Ecology Seminar Series
11:15 a.m. - 107 Forest Research Building
Eric Londsdorf, Chicago Botanic Garden
"Modeling Landscapes for Pollinators"

Department of Geography Coffee Hour
4:00 p.m. – 112 Walker Building
Sanjoy Chakravorty, Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University
“On the Land Question in India: Crisis and Discourse”

Monday, September 28
Fall 2015 EarthTalks: The Next Century of Conservation
4:00 p.m. – 112 Walker Building
Graduate Showcase:  perspectives from the recipients of the Center for Landscape Dynamics 2015 Grad Award
Joe Keller (Ecology), Russell Hedberg (Geography), Lacey Goldberg (Architecture), Debasish Saha, and Erynn Maynard (Ecology) - Each student will give an 8-10 minute talk about their research work.

Tuesday, September 29
Geosciences Colloquia
4:00 p.m. – 22 Deike Building
Don Suarez, USDA
“Using a Chemical Surface Complexation Model to Predict Subsurface Oxyanion Transport: B Case Study”

Ecology Seminar Series/Polar Center at Penn State
4:00 p.m. – Foster Auditorium-Paterno Library
Brian Barnes, University of Alaska
“Overwintering in the Arctic: Animal Strategies for Surviving the Long Winter”

Wednesday, September 30
Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar Series
12:10 p.m. – 218A Hosler Building - Aaron Cook, Penn State University
“Abatement Capacity Investment with Irreversibility and Lagged Emissions”

Meteorology Colloquia
3:30 p.m. – 112 Walker Building
Kerri Pratt, University of Michigan
Influence of the Changing Arctic Surface on Snow, Aerosol, and Trace Gas Chemistry”

Thursday, October 1
2015 Arkema Graduate Seminar – Dept of Materials Science & Engineering
9:45 a.m. – 26 Hosler Building
Nichole Nadermann, NIST Materials Measurement Laboratory
“The Bird’s Eye View: A Continuum-based Strategy for Studying Polymer Membranes”

EnergyXchange – Fall 2015 Clean Energy
10:00 a.m. – C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory
Torsten Clemens, EP-Petroleum Engineering, OMV Exploration & Production GmbH
“Implementation of Polymer Flooding in a Super-mature Medium Viscous Oil Field in Austria”

Sci-Comm Month Seminar Series-PSIEE
1:00 p.m. – 244 Ag-Engineering Building
Michael Alley, Engineering Communication, Penn State University
“Rethinking Slide Design in Scientific Presentation: the Assertion-Evidence Approach

Friday, October 2
Geography Coffee Hour
4:00 p.m. – 112 Walker Building
Robert Cardillo, GIScience - “Succeeding in the Open”

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A weekly listing of seminars in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. If you have any seminar or talk which you would like advertised in 'This Week', please send the speaker’s name, title of talk, date and time to Debbie Lambert at 2217 EES Building, 814-863-7091,