This Week Seminar Listings

March 24 to March 31, 2017

Friday, March 24
Department of Geography Colloquium
112 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM

Antoinette WinklerPrins, National Science Foundation, Program Officer in the Geography 
and Spatial Sciences Program
“Global Urban Agriculture: Convergence of Theory and Practice between North and South”


Monday, March 27
2017 EarthTalks Seminar Series
112 Walker Building @ 4:00 PM
Andy Lau, Department of Engineering, Penn State University
“Sustainable Energy: Living Well as a Member of the More-Than-Human Community of Earth”

Tuesday, March 28
Penn State Center for Solutions to Weather & Climate Risk & Department of Meteorology
4 Deike Building @ 12:05 PM
Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet, U.S. Navy
“Managing Environment Risk to Naval Operations”

Ken Reeves Memorial Weathering Briefing
1:30 PM @ Myers Weather Center, 6th Floor Walker Bldg.
Charles Ross, National Weather Service, State College

Department of Geosciences Colloquium
22 Deike Building @ 4:00 PM
Elizabeth Canuel, William & Mary Institute of Marine Science
“Carbon Composition and Dynamics at the Marsh-Estuary Interface in a Temperate System”

Wednesday, March 29
ESSC – Spring 2017 Brown Bag Seminar Series
529 Walker Building @ 11:15 AM
Brian Bastian, Catastrophe Exposure & Risk Management Services, JLT Re
“Catastrophe Risk Management: Intro to CAT Modeling & Reinsurance”

Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar
157 Hosler Building @ 12:00 PM
Dr. Valerie Mueller, IFPRI
“Labor Response to Climate Variation in Eastern Africa”

Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment
12:00 PM – Water Resources Webinar -
Matt Royer, Agriculture and Environment Center, Penn State University
“An Analysis of the Pennsylvania Farm Conservation Practices Inventory for Purposes of Reporting Practices to the Chesapeake Bay Program”

Ecology Colloquium Series
104 Forest Resources Building @ 12:20 PM
Erik Hagen, Department of Ecology, Penn State University
“Shifting Perspectives in Riparian Conservation Planning; Trade-offs, Options and Opportunities in Managed Ecosystems”

Department of Meteorology Colloquia
112 Walker Building @ 3:30 PM
Michael Bell, Colorado State University
“Aircraft Observations of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change”

Thursday, March 30
Materials Science and Engineering McFarland Lecture
101 Thomas Building @ 3:00 PM
Lucille A. Giannuzzi, FAVS, FMSA President, L.A. Giannuzzi & Assoc. LLC and EXpressLO, LLC
“FIB and Materials: From Novelty to Necessity”

Friday, March 31
No Seminars Scheduled

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