Harvard Forest Seminars

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Spring 2014 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 24, 11:00 - 12:00
    Franco Biondi, University of Nevada, Reno & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    Can we solve the divergence issue? The view from NevCAN
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 7, 11:00 - 12:00
    Ahmed Hassbelkreem, University of Massachusetts
    Biodiversity of Sudan: status, conservation challenges and urgent research needs
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 14, 11:00 - 12:00
    POSTPONED Conrad Vispo, Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program
    Pilot Project to Explore Some Interactions of Nature and Farming in the Hudson Valley
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 14, 11:00 - 12:00
    SEMINAR 14 FEB POSTPONED
    No Seminar Today
  • Friday, March 7, 11:00 - 12:00
    Richard Forman, Harvard University
    Urban Ecology: Science of Cities
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 14, 11:00 - 12:00
    Michael Knoblauch, Washington State University & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    Photoassimilate distribution in large trees and vines
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Tuesday, March 18, 9:00 - 5:30
    Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium
    25th Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium
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  • Friday, March 28, 11:00 - 12:00
    Matthew Aiello-Lammens – University of Connecticut
    Using integrated demographic and occurrence models to study invasive species
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 4, 11:00 - 12:00
    Thompson Webb, Brown University
    Biosphere-Climate Interactions: A Late-Quaternary Perspective
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 11, 10:00 - 2:30
    Merging Conservation and Agriculture in New England
    Brian Donahue, Brandeis U., 'New England Food Vision' and Conrad Vispo, Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program, 'Pilot Project to Explore some Interactions of Nature and Farming in the Hudson Valley'
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 18, 11:00 - 12:00
    Jonathan Thompson, Harvard Forest
    Changes to the Land
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 25, 11:00 - 12:00
    Oswald Schmitz, Yale University
    Landscape of fear and the ecosystem
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Thursday, May 1 - Friday, May 2
    Book Event: 'Clothed in Bark' by Frank and Sallie Lowenstein
    Book Event: 'Clothed in Bark' by Frank and Sallie Lowenstein

    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 9, 11:00 - 12:00
    Dick Judd, University of Maine
    Saving Second Nature: The Environmental Movement in New England
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 16, 11:00 - 12:00
    Daniel Sheldon, University of Massachusetts
    BirdCast: an Algorithmic Approach to Modeling and Forecasting Continent-Scale Bird Migration
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
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