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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Environmental Fluid Dynamics Seminar: Emma Marris, Journalist (Nature)

Communicating controversial environmental science: reporting on the paradigm shift in conservation biology

Emma Marris is a freelance writer based in Columbia, Missouri. She covers the environment, evolution, energy, agriculture, food, language, books and film. Marris has a Master’s in Science Writing from the Johns Hopkins University. Her stories have appeared in Conservation


Location: 258 Fitzpatrick

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012

ECI Seminar: Dr. James Elser, Arizona State University

"Phosphorus, Food, and Our Future"

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Phosphorus is the 15th element in the Periodic Table and is essential for formation of our genes and our bones.  It is also limiting to productivity in ecosystems and for crops.  However, runoff of P from farms and cities pollutes lakes and oceans while concerns have recently been raised  about how much longer humanity can continue to mine cheap P for fertilizer production.  This talk will deal with both sides of the sustainability conundrum for P and highlight ways forward to a sustainable food system.


Location: 283 Galvin

Friday, October 26, 2012

Graduate Climate Conference

Graduate Climate Conference

October 26-28, 2012

University of Washington

Pack Forest Conference Center

The 6th Graduate Climate Conference is a meeting organized by graduate students for graduate students. Atmospheric, biological, engineering, earth, and ocean science students are encouraged to present research on climate and climate change. The GCC fosters connections that will lead to future collaborations across disciplines and between institutions. Abstract submission opens in March.…

Location: University of Washington, Pack Forest Conference Center

Tuesday, October 30, 2012