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School of Environment and Natural Resources

SENR Spring 2013 Seminar Listing

 

SENR SPRING 2013 SEMINAR SERIES

ENR 8980

Day:  Thursdays

Time:  4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location:  103 Kottman Hall with video link to 123 Williams Hall
 

The SENR Seminar Series is held weekly during the autumn and spring academic semesters. The seminar series invites speakers from North America and around the world, in addition to prominent scholars from the OSU campus and our own faculty and doctoral students.


 
Speakers address a variety of topics that are relevant to the major environmental problems and natural resource management issues of our day. The seminar series reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the School of Natural Resources in that a variety of experts contribute from fields as diverse as the humanities and social sciences, traditional resource management disciplines, and the biological and physical sciences.

 The program includes opportunities for interested parties to meet formally and informally with speakers before and after their presentations. 
 
A linked seminar title has been recorded and can be viewed.
 
Jan. 17

Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World
Steve Kellert, Author and Tweedy/Ordway Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology and Senior Research Scholar. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

Jan. 24

A Theoretical Framework for Analyzing Hydraulic Fracking Policy
Gwen Arnold, Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy, Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati

Jan. 31

Ecological Thresholds in Human-modified Landscapes
  due to technical issues please advance video to minute 7:35.
Charles Goss, Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University

Feb. 7

Civil Society and the Collaborative County

Joseph Campbell, Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University

Feb. 14

Improving Soil Maps by Data Mining Existing Soil Surveys
Brian Slater, Associate Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University and Sakthi Subburayalu, Research Scientist, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University.

Feb. 21

Assessing and Managing Soil Quality for Urban Agriculture

Joshua Beniston, Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University

Feb. 28

Decision Aiding in Difficult Contexts: Insights from Research in the Developed and Developing World
Joseph Arvai, Associate Professor of Strategy and Global Management, and Svare Chair in Applied Decision Research, Haskayne School of Business, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment, and Economy, University of Calgary

Mar. 7

The Second Ohio Breeding Bird Atlas: Citizen Science Reveals 25-year Changes in Bird Populations
Paul Rodewald, Associate Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University

Mar. 14

Spring Break

Mar. 21
Confronting the Ethical Dimension of Conservation and Sustainability
John Vucetich, Associate Professor, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Tech University
 
Mar. 28
Lauren Pintor, Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University
 
Apr. 4
Thinking Like an Environmental Citizen: The Evolution of Aldo Leopold's Public Writing About Game Management
H. Lewis Ulman, Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio State University
 
Apr. 11
Priscilla Nyamai, Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University 
 
Apr. 18
Mohan Wali, Professor Emeritus, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University