Current Schedule: Spring 2021
Due to concerns relating to the spread of the covid-19 coronavirus, our Visiting Scholars Seminar Series for the Spring 2021 semester will take place virtually via Zoom. Information on upcoming virtual seminars will be posted as soon as it becomes available, and Zoom instructions will be emailed to the UMCES community.
Upcoming Spring 2021 Seminars:
Recent Virtual Seminars
Dr. Amy Johnson, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, presented "Virginia Working Landscapes - Connecting Communities for Conservation," as part of the Visiting Scholars Seminar Series on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Dr. Philip Townsend, UW-Madison, presented "Functional Diversity of Ecosystems at Continental Scales," on Thursday, March 11, 2021, as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Steven Guinn, UMCES-AL, presented "Data management framework for environmental science" on Thursday, January 28, as part of the virtual Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Xin Zhang, UMCES-AL, presented "Towards a new paradigm for sustainable agriculture research," on Thursday, January 21, as part of the virtual Visiting Scholars Seminar Series.
Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick, UMCES-Appalachian Laboatory, presented "From Genes to Cities: Applications of spatial modeling to assess and communicate climate change vulnerability of forests and urban areas," as part the virtual Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Dr. Elliott Kellner (West Virginia University) presented, "Sub-Watershed trace element regimes in surface waters of an Appalachian mixed-land-use watershed" on November 12 as part of the Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Dr. Elsa Ordway (Harvard University) presented "Tropical forests in a changing world - from agricultural expansion to climate change" on November 5 as part of the Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Dr. Eric Davidson presented "A comprehensive global nitrous oxide budget and what it means for climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion" on Thursday, October 22 as part of the virtual Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Tim Watkins, Science Access & Engagement Coordinator, National Park Service
Robert A. Boyd III, Graduate Student, American University
David M. Schulte, Marine Biologist, US Army Corp of Engineers