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TerreWEB Seminar: Teresa Ryan

October 21, 2014

Teresa Ryan Smhayetsk
“Aboriginal ecological-social linkages legacy”
 Thursday, October 30th
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The advocacy for inclusion of Aboriginal knowledge systems in resource management is gaining momentum however constraints and obstacles prevent applying Ancestral knowledge in a manner that resonates with the Aboriginal domain. Several reasons exist for these challenges, not […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Greg Bole

October 21, 2014

Greg Bole
“How is Teaching Like Acting?”
 Thursday, October 23rd,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
How is teaching like acting? Find out in the encore performance of this popular workshop. We will discuss warming up before the performance (class), and how to perform (lecture) at your best by improving your honesty, vocal control, body […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Michelle Jackson

October 7, 2014

Michelle Jackson
“Citizen Science: Past, Present, and Future”
 Thursday, October 9th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
We hear a lot about citizen science these days. It has almost become a buzzword, as there is increasing recognition of the need to educate the public about science, and as new technologies become more advanced and allow […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Martha Essak (National Geographic and Making Documentary Films about Science)

September 24, 2014

Martha Essak
“National Geographic and Making Documentary Films about Science”
 Thursday, October 2nd,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at National Geographic? You can find out at this seminar! Martha Essak will share her experiences from interning in film production at Nat Geo. She will show a 14-minute […]

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Cancelled: TerreWEB Seminar: Steven Dewitt (The Lodgepole Project)

September 9, 2014

Steven Dewitt
“The Lodgepole Project”
 Thursday, September 25th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Colorado photographer Steven DeWitt will present his current conservation photography project  – The Lodgepole Project. The project uses the mountain pine beetle infestation that began in the 1990s as a vehicle to educate a larger audience about the impacts human generated […]

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Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

September 2, 2014

TerreWEB Seminar Series – Fall 2014

Term 1

Location: Unless listed otherwise, seminars will be held in MCML 258.
Date & Time: Thursdays at 3:30 pm until 5:00pm, September 4th – November 27th

Month
Day
Speaker
Topic

September
4
Welcome Back!
We will talk about all of the wonderful things we have planned for this year.

11
Matt Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)
Matt will be discussing his TerreWEB internship experience in […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Matt Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)

September 2, 2014

“Internship Experience in Spain”
 Thursday, September 11th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 350

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
After 3 months in the dry Semi-arid region of Spain, Matt has returned to UBC and will present on his experiences working for the research council of Spain on endangered plants and their adaptation to climate change, blogging and documenting his […]

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Registration now open: FRTS 532C-Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability

August 5, 2014

Dr. Suzanne Simard and Dr. Les Lavkulich and are offering FRTS 532C:Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability.
Time: Fall Term 3-5pm Mondays in FSC 1611.  The course is now open for registration: HERE.
 

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Seminar: Colin Mahony (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 17, 2014

“Graphical Approaches for Communicating our Climate Options”
 Thursday, March 27th,
 2:00pm – 3:00pm (3:30pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 154
 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The climates of the future are not predetermined. Humans are now a major driver of the global climate, and this fact gives us some options. The science is clear that the degree to which we limit our greenhouse […]

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Carmen Emmel latest TerreWEB graduate!

March 14, 2014

Congratulations to Carmen Emmel, our latest TerreWEB Graduate! Carmen defended her PhD thesis successfully on March 13th. Her thesis topic was Carbon dioxide, water vapour, momentum and energy exchange within the canopy of mountain pine beetle affected forest stands: sources, sinks and transport (supervisor Andreas Christen).

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