Spring 2020 Colloquium

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is proud to offer weekly colloquiums during the academic year from speakers of diverse backgrounds in geoscience and related disciplines. Topics often include: astronomy, climate change, volcanology, sustainability, green infrastructure, geochemistry, and more. All colloquiums are free to attend and will be held in the Science Building on the first floor in room D-135 unless otherwise posted.

In addition to colloquiums hosted by our department, you will find details about seminars presented by our faculty at off-campus locations.

 

February 10th, 2020

ConEdison Distinguished Lecture Series, Sponsored by Physics, Co-sponsored by SEES and Physics:
Michael Lubell, PhD | City College of New York (CUNY)
Navigating the Maze: How Science and Technology Policies Shape America and the World
Location: SB C-201


February 26th, 2020

Alfredo Morabia, PhD, MPH | Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment, Queens College (CUNY)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Outcomes. WTC-Heart: A Cohort Study of Heart Diseases in World Trade Center Responders


March 4th, 2020

Cecilia McHugh, PhD | Queens College (CUNY)
Coastal Geohazards: Earthquakes and tsunamis. Scientific approaches to address these global problems
Location: SB C-207


March 11th, 2020

Stephen Schwartz, PhD | Brookhaven National Laboratory
Lifetime of Anthropogenic CO2


 

Due to concerns regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, the following seminars have been postponed until Fall 2020

 

Andrew Reinmann, PhD | Hunter College and the Advanced Science Research Center (CUNY)
Changing landscapes, changing climate and the future of carbon cycling in the temperate forest


Holly Porter-Morgan, PhD | LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)
Assessing the Impact of Combined Sewer Upgrades on Water Quality Indicators at Newtown Creek, NY


ConEdison Distinguished Lecture Series:
Deb Kelly, PhD | University of Washington
Wiring an Active Underwater Volcano: Eruptions, Hot Springs and Novel Life Forms


Joan Petersen, PhD | Queensborough Community College (CUNY)
Monitoring of a Vernal Pool Restoration Site in Alley Pond Park


SEES Graduate Student Presentations
Titles TBD


Benjamin Black, PhD | City College of New York (CUNY)
What Ancient Volcanoes Can Tell Us About Future Climate


Kennet Flores, PhD | Brooklyn College (CUNY)
The Ultramafic Rocks of the New York Promontory: A Snapshot of Tectonic History of NE North American Margin


Ayumi Koishi | Princeton 
Title TBD

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