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NRES Seminar Series

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Spring 2016 Semester

Plants, Pathogens, and Public Health:  Feeding a Growing Population in an Uncertain World
Dr. Jim Stack, Department of Plant Pathology and Director, Great Plains Diagnostic Network
February 11, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Can Cover Crops Reduce Phosphorus Loss from Surface Applied Fertilizer?
Dr. Nathan Nelson (Department of Agronomy)
February 18, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Title TBA
Dr. Gerad Middendorf, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
February 25, 2016  at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Advancing our Understanding of Terrestrial Water Storage in the Anthropocene
Dr. Jida Wang, Department of Geography
March 3, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Fall 2015 Semester

Ecosystem Goods and Services:  An Engineer's Perspective
Dr. Trisha Moore, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
September 17, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Environmental Monitoring with Geospatial Technologies
Dr. Shawn Hutchinson, Department of Geography
September 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

The Three Part Model of Environmental History
Dr. Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, Department of History and Director of the Chapman Center for Rural Studies
October 8, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Conservation of Wetlands from a Systems Approach Across Time and Space
Dr. David Haukos, Division of Biology and Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
October 15, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Oak Hugging Tree Lore, or How to Narrate Beginnings
Dr. Steffi Dippold, Department of English
October 20, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Reconstructing Past Ecosystems to Assess Current Global Changes
Dr. Kendra McLauchlan, Department of Geography
October 22, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Spring 2015 Semester

Sustainability:  Background and Guiding Concepts
Dr. Lisa M.B. Harrington, Department of Geography
January 29, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Sustainability Strategic Planning at KSU
Mr. Bruce Snead, Co-Chair of K-State 2025 Sustainability Strategic Action Plan
February 19, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Kansas Forest Service Programs and Priorities
Mr. Robert Atchison, Rural Forestry Section Leader, Kansas Forest Service
March 12, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Heavy Metals:  Characterizing their Behavior, Chemistry, and Toxicity in the Environment
Dr. Saugata Datta, Department of Geology
March 26, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Groundwater Loss, Dams, and Drought:  Ratcheting Down Great Plains Fish Diversity
Dr. Keith Gido, Division of Biology
March 31, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Union 101

Fall 2014 Semester

Ecosystem Goods and Services
Dr. Trisha Moore, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
September 4, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Climate Change and Variability
Dr. John Harrington, Jr., Department of Geography
September 11, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Making Papers and Presentations Scientific
Dr. Jason Ellis, Department of Agricultural Communications and Journalism
September 25, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Crop Production and Conservation on the Farm in Kansas:  Balancing Economics, Environmental Stewardship, and Risk
Dr. Jason Bergtold, Department of Agricultural Economics
October 2, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Humanity's Footprint:  Momentum, Impact, and Our Global Environment
Dr. Walter Dodds, University Distinguished Professor, Division of Biology
October 9, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Water Resources:  An Urban Perspective
Dr. Stacy Hutchinson, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, and Urban Water Institute
October 16, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Ecocriticism:  Literary Studies in an Age of Environmental Crisis
Dr. Elizabeth Dodd, University Distinguished Professor, Department of English
October 21, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231

Social Structures and the Environment:  The Case of Water in Western Kansas
Dr. Matthew Sanderson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
October 23, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Waters 348

Preparing Scientific Posters
Dr. Jason Ellis, Department of Agricultural Communications and Journalism
November 4 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Ackert 231