Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Fall 2022 Environmental Sciences Seminar Series


September 7

UNH Labs!                         
Faculty and Students will give flash-talks highlighting their research
UNH Labs! Flyer
(hosted by Rich Smith, NRESS PhD Program Chair)

September 21

Karina SanchezPostdoctoral Researcher, UNH          
Effects of Noise, Light, and Landscape on Birds in a Recently Urbanized County  
Sanchez Flyer/Abstract                
(hosted by Rebecca Rowe, Department of Natural Resources & the Environment)                                      

September 28

Nina Therkildsen, Professor of Natural Resources & the Environment, Cornell University
Contemporary Evolution and Adaptive Divergence in Open Ocean Environments: New Insights and Applications to Fisheries Management

Therkildsen Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Jonathan Clark and the Ecological Genomics Working Group)

October 5

Sara Mathieson, Professor of Computer Science, Haverford College
Deep Learning for Population Genetic Data

Mathieson Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Joshua Tremblay & the Ecological Genomics Working Group)

October 12

Scott Edwards, Professor of Zoology & Curator of Ornithology, Harvard University                              
Wings, Feathers, Flight: Using comparative pangenomes to link genotype in birds
Edwards Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Dani Blumstein & the Ecological Genomics Working Group)

October 19

Bryan Reatini, NSF Plant Genome Fellow, University of Arizona
Exploring the evolutionary causes and ecological consequences of biological invasions from California to Galápagos
Reatini Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Jeff Garnas & the Ecological Genomics Working Group)

October 26

José Constantine, Professor of Geosciences, Williams College
Invisible Floods on the Mississippi River & a Role for the Earth Sciences in Environmental Justice

Constantine Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Shan Zuidema, Earth Systems Research Center)


November 2

Convergent Arctic Research Perspectives & Education Program (CARPE), UNH
CARPE Flyer/Abstract
(presented by Cameron Wake & Ruth Varner)


November 9

Jeremy Johnston, Postdoctoral Researcher, Earth Systems Research Center,  UNH

Using Unpiloted Aerial Vehicles to Study Small-Scale Temperature and Thaw Processes at the Field Scale

Johnston Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Jennifer Jacobs, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Earth Systems Research Center, EOS)

November 16

Rachel Hestrin, Professor of Plant Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Resilience and Resource Exchange in the Mycorrhizal Hyphosphere

Hestrin Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Grandy Lab)

November 30

Michelle Newcomer, Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title, TBA
Newcomer Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Deni Murray)

*presentation will be virtual, zoom link forthcoming

December 7
Tracy Rittenhouse,Professor of Wildlife Ecology & Director of Wildlife & Fisheries Conservation Center

Reflections of 20 Years of Wildlife  Research

Rittenhouse Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Rem Moll, Dept of Natural Resources & the Environment)

Seminar Mini Series (Sept 28, Oct 5, 12 & 19) - Ecological Genomics

The UNH Fall Environmental Sciences Seminar Series is sponsored by Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science (NRESS) Ph.D. Program, in partnership with the Earth Systems Research Center, and the Natural Resources and the Environment and Earth Science Departments.

Free - all are welcome
Questions or special needs? nress.phd@unh.edu / (603) 862-2227