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Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Seminars are Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted. They are held in the Harvard Forest Seminar Room and also can be joined online via webstreaming.

Seminars are free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required.

For additional information, contact Audrey Barker Plotkin (aabarker(at)fas.harvard.edu). 

  • Friday, January 23, -
    Eryuan Liang - Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Alpine treeline formation: a view from xylogenesis and dendroecology
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, January 30, -
    CANCELLED John Calder – University of Wyoming
    CANCELLED
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Wednesday, February 11, -
    Athol Bird & Nature Club / HF collaboration
    'Witness Tree' public lecture by Lynda Mapes

    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 13, -
    Catherine Gibson – Skidmore College
    It takes two?: Multi-elemental approaches and stream nutrient uptake
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 20, -
    Bethany Bradley – University of Massachusetts
    Finding space in plant invasions, lessons from biogeography
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 27, -
    Audrey Barker Plotkin - Harvard Forest
    The dynamic control in long-term experiments
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 6, -
    Matthew Duveneck – Harvard Forest
    Managing for resilience in multiple dimensions under climate change: Informing forest managers in the Great Lake region with alternative scenarios
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 13, -
    Andrew Richardson – Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
    Nonstructural carbon in forest trees
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 20, -
    Elizabeth Burakowski – National Center for Atmospheric Research
    Estimating climate effects of mid-1800's deforestation in New England using the Weather, Research, and Forecasting Model
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 27, -
    Randall Hughes – Northeastern University
    Effects of foundation species genetic diversity on community processes in coastal ecosystems
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 3, -
    Diana Tomback – Harvard Bullard Fellow & University of Colorado, Denver
    Facilitation at treeline in the Rocky Mountains: disruption by exotic disease and implications for climate change
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 10, -
    Matthew Lau – Harvard Forest
    Foundation species genetic variation alters ecological interaction networks
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 17, -
    Michelle Steen-Adams – University of New England
    Utility of integrating environmental history and landscape ecology? Influence of social history and biophysical factors on long-term forest landscape change (1860-1990) in northern Wisconsin
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 24, -
    Christine Rollinson – Boston University
    Integrating contemporary- and paleo-ecological datasets across temporal scales through terrestrial ecosystem models
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 1, -
    Wyatt Oswald – Harvard Bullard Fellow and Emerson College
    Post-glacial climate, vegetation, and fire across southern New England
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 8, -
    Chris Reed –Stoss Landscape Urbanism & Graduate School of Design
    Title TBA
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
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