This Week

Monday, February 18

No Seminars Scheduled


Tuesday, February 19

CANCELED - Water Insights Seminar
312 Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building @ 12:00 PM
Dr. Mort Webster, Professor of Energy Engineering, John & Willie Leone Family Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering, Penn State
"Modeling Hydroelectric Generation for Large-Scale Regional Electricity Grid Resilience Studies: Methods & Challenges"


Wednesday, February 20

Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy Initiative (EEEP)
157 Hosler @ 12:00
Carolyn Kousky, Director of Policy Research & Engagement, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Risk Center
"The Future of Flood Insurance"

Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science Colloquium
112 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM
Dr. Alexis Berg, Princeton University
"Soil moisture in the climate system: why it matters"


Thursday, February 21

Geosciences Hydrogeology Faculty Search
Pre-talk Coffee & Cookies Reception at the EMS Museum, Ground Floor, Deike Building @ 3:45 PM
Lecture 4:00 PM @ 22 Deike Building
Megan Brown, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado-Boulder
"Mechanisms and Mitigation of Fluid-Induced Earthquakes"


Friday, February 22

Geochemistry Forum
341 Deike Building @ 3:30 PM
Erica Pitcavage, Grad Student, Geosciences, Penn State
"Mineral-scale geochemistry of primitive lavas and xenoliths from Bufumbira, Uganda."

Department of Geography Coffee Hour
Refreshments 319 Walker Building; Lecture 112 Walker Building @ 3:00 PM
Sarah Gergel, Assistant Dean, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty of Forestry, The University of British Columbia




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