Sustainability Seminar Series

Organized by the PhD Program in Environmental Management
Venue: Center for Environmental and Life Sciences, Room 120, Tuesdays at 4:00pm unless otherwise indicated

Jan 21 Dr. Jennifer Hodbod
Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State
Deliberate Transformation in Food Systems
Jan 26 Dr. Seung-Jin Lee
University of Michigan at Flint
Doing Sustainability Right: Applications of Integrated Sustainability Metrics
Jan 28 Dr. Susan Clark
School of Sustainable Engineering and Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical Infrastructure Resilience
Feb 1
Dr. Joe Bergesen
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, U.C. Santa Barbara
Technological Change in the Life Cycle Assessment of Rapidly Expanding Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies
Feb 2 Dr. Paul Bologna
Biology Department, Montclair State University
Landscape Change and the Rise of Jellyfish
Feb 8 Dr. Andrew Nyblade
Penn State, GeoPrisms Distinguished Lecturer
The Formation of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa: Is there a Connection with Human Origins? (7:00pm)
Feb 9 Dr. Andrew Nyblade
Penn State, GeoPrisms Distinguished Lecturer
Cenozoic Rifting, Plateau Uplift, and Volcanism in Eastern Africa and the African Superplume
Feb 16 Dr. Carlos Molina
Biology, Montclair State
The Danger of Tanning
Feb 18
Dr. William J. Mitsch
Juliet C. Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration and Management, Florida Gulf Coast University
Phosphorus and nitrogen and carbon, oh my! (8:00pm)
Feb 23 Dr. Charles Vorosmarty
Civil Engineering and Director of the CUNY Environmental CrossRoads Initiative
Global Water, the Anthropocene and the Transformation of a Science
Mar 1 Dr. David Vacarri
Stevens Institute of Technology
A Substance Flow Model for Global Phosphorus
Mar 15 Dr. Karen O'Neill
Human Ecology, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Biodiversity and ecosystem services planning in cities: A global survey of urban plans
Mar 22 Dr. Smita B. Brunnermeier
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton Univ.
Market Mechanisms for Wetland Conservation
Mar 25
Dr. Christopher Hein
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
From formation to collapse: The role of barrier-backbarrier couplings in barrier island stability
2:30 p.m.
Mar 29 Alexa Cole
Office of the General Counsel, NOAA
The Fishy World of Illegal Fishing
Apr 5 Cathleen Dale
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia
Geochemical Evolution of the Lithospheric Mantle in the West Antarctic Rift System
Apr 12 Dr. Amy Rowe
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County
Rutgers Veterans Environmental Technology and Solutions (VETS) Program
Apr 19 Ray Papperman
Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Environmental Conflict Resolution
Apr 26 Dr. José Luis Gallego
School of Mining, Energy and Materials Engineering, University of Oviedo, Spain
Advanced Tools for Brownfield Site Characterization and Remediation