Seminar Series

2016-17 is the seventh year of the GCSC seminar series, which presents some of the best researchers–from around campus and across the country–whose work sheds light on global change and sustainability.

LOCATION: 210 ASB (ALINE SKAGGS BIOLOGY) UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
ALTERNATE TUESDAYS, 4:00-5:00 PM

Seminars are open to all, and students who are enrolled in the Seminar course, SUST 6800, have additional opportunities to engage with the speakers. GCSC-affiliated faculty and their students are invited to nominate speakers for the GCSC Seminar Series. See grey box below for links to seminar videos.


August 30, 2016

  • Robin Craig, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
    “Rethinking Sustainability to Deal with the Climate Change Trickster: Resilience Theory, the Anthropocene, and the Example of Marine Fisheries” Abstract Read more

September 13, 2016

September 27, 2016

October 18, 2016

November 1, 2016

  • Fernando Bosco, San Diego State University Department of Geography
    “Journeys in a ‘Food Desert’: Place, Mobility, and the Everyday Food Practices of Young People”   Abstract, flyer

November 15, 2016

  • Andrew Richardson, Harvard University Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
    “Climate change, phenology, and ecosystem processes: What we are learning from the PhenoCam network”   Abstract, flyer

November 29, 2016

 

January 17, 2017

  • Joerg Schaefer, Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    “Ice Sheets, Glaciers and Society: past and present cryospheric change and its impact on society” Abstract, flyer

January 31, 2017

February 14, 2017

  • Brett Clark, University of Utah Department of Sociology
    “Pacific Northwest salmon, commodification, and the marine nutrient-land exchange” Abstract, flyer

February 28, 2017

  • Anthony Barnosky, Stanford University, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
    “Tipping Point for Planet Earth—How Close Are We To The Edge?” Abstract, flyer

March 21, 2017

  • Lance Gunderson, Department of Environmental Science, Emory University
    “Adaptation and Transformation in Managed Riparian and Wetland Systems across the US.” Abstract, flyer 

April 4, 2017

  • Jeffrey McCarthy, Director of Environmental Humanities, University of Utah
    “The Watery Part of the World: The Humanities, the Ocean and the Anthropocene”  Abstract, flyer

April 18, 2017

  • Jennifer McIntosh, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona
    “Tracing environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing and oil/gas production”

Video recordings of select seminars are available for viewing by those with a U of U Network ID. (If you get an error message, click on “Login to EQUELLA.”)

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