Department of Geography Colloquium Spring 2018 Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm      DMS 105                    

Jan 31st

Dr. Matthew Lachniet, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Holocene hot droughts in the Great Basin driven by Arctic sea ice retreat and tropical Pacific ocean temperatures
Feb 7th Dr. Maria Lane, University of New Mexico Making the Florida Keys American: A historical geography of islands
Feb 14th Dr. Elizabeth Koeble, Department of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno Building collaboration on the Colorado: Innovative approaches to sharing water under changing conditions
Feb 21st Dr. Chris Jazwa, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno TBA
Feb 28th Dr. Ben Sullivan, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno TBA
Mar 7th Dr. Tamara Fletcher, University of Montana & University of Nevada, Reno TBA
Mar 14th TBA TBA
Mar 28th Dr. Chris Duvall, University of New Mexico TBA
Apr 4th Dr. Catherine Brinkley, University of California, Davis Small world networks in local food supply
Apr 11th TBA TBA
Apr 18th Dr. Monica Arienzo, Desert Research Institute Assessment of anthropogenic pollution using ice cores: From Greenland to the French Alps
Apr 25th Dr. Jodi Axelson, University of California, Berkeley TBA
May 2nd Dr. Kirsten Greer, Nipissing University TBA

Past Events - 

Geography Colloquium Spring 2017: Risk and Hazards

2017 Schedule
All talks will be held every Wednesday in Mackay Science, Room 321 from 4:00 to 5:15 PM.

January 26, 2017

Arn Keeling, Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Topic: "Toxic Legacies: The Slow Violence of Arsenic Contamination at Canada's Giant Mine"

February 1, 2017

Tamara Wall, Desert Research Institute
Topic: "Fire Stories: Wildland and Firefighters' Perceptions of Extreme Fire Behavior"

February 8, 2017

Greg Saunders, Nevada Department of Transportation
Topic: "Photogrammetry: A Path from Studying to a Career"
Sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno Geography Club

February 15, 2017

David Hanigan, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
Topic: "Advances in Mass Spectrometry Identify a New Wave of Ultra-Low Concentration 'Hazards'"

February 22, 2017

Jamie McEvoy, Earth Sciences, Montana State University
Topic: "Perceptions and Politics: Views on the Benefits and Risk of Oil and Gas Development in Eastern Montana"

March 1, 2017

Aaron Kenneston, Washoe County Emergency Management
Topic: "Emergency Management -- All Risk, All Hazards"

March 8, 2017

Rich Koehler, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno
Topic: "To Be Determined"

March 15, 2017

Karla Wagner, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno
Topic: "Differential Experiences of Mexican Policing by People Who Inject Drugs Residing in Tijuana and San Diego"

March 29, 2017

Lawrence Schick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle
Topic: "The Severe Flooding in Brisbane, Australia -- January 2011"

April 5, 2017

To Be Determined

April 12, 2017

Heather Holmes, Physics, University of Nevada, Reno
Topic: "Air Pollution from Biomass Burning: Experiments, Satellites, and Modeling"

April 19, 2017

Laura Crosswell, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
Topic: "Examining the Implications of Social Marketing and the Commercialization of Public Health"

April 26, 2017

Mike Dettinger, U.S. Geological Survey
Topic: "ARkStorm@Tahoe: Science and Societal Impacts"

May 3, 2017

Jennifer Rice, Geography, University of Georgia
Topic: "Ecological Gentrification in the Climate Friendly City"