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, MD, PhD | Commoner Center (CBNS), 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

March 18th, 2020

Andrew Reinmann, PhD | Brooklyn College and the Advanced Science Research Center (CUNY)
Title TBD

March 25th, 2020

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

March 30th, 2020

ConEdison Distinguished Lecture Series: 
Deb Kelly, PhD | University of Washington
Title TBD, location TBD

April 1st, 2020

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

April 7th, 2020

SEES Graduate Student Presentations
Titles TBD

April 22nd, 2020

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

May 6th, 2020

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

May 13th, 2020

Ayumi Koishi | Princeton 
Title TBD

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