Location: Fralin Auditorium
Time: Fridays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Refreshments starting at 9:30 a.m.
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February 1, 2019

Corey Green, Ph.D. Candidate, FREC
Title: Improved forest removal estimates with small area estimation

Tyler Weiglein - M.S. Student, FREC
Title: Preliminary results from a continental-scale investigation of factors controlling the vulnerability of soil organic matter in mineral horizons to decomposition

February 8, 2019

Amanda Pennino - Ph.D. Student, FREC
Topic: Ecological response to mine land reclamation

Ben Ahlswede - Ph.D. Candidate, FREC
Topic: Carbon and temperature dynamics of loblolly pine and switchgrass

February 15, 2019

Philip Young - Institutional Repository Manager, University Libraries, Virginia Tech
Topic: Open access publishing

February 22, 2019

Rescheduled for March 22, 2019

March 1, 2019

Menah Pratt-Clarke - Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, Virginia Tech
Topic: Diversity and inclusion in academia

March 8, 2019

Christine Goodale - Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
Topic: Forest biogeochemical cycling

March 22, 2019

Yusuke Kuwayama - Fellow and VALUABLES Consortium Director, Resources for the Future
Topic: Water resources, ecosystems, and environmental policy

March 29, 2019

Holly Barard - Associate Professor and INSTAAR Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder
Topic: Water and carbon interactions across the critical zone: exploring bi-directional relationships in complex terrain

April 5, 2019

Carol Franco - Senior Research Associate, FREC
Topic: Climate change adaptation and mitigation policy

April 12, 2019

Rachel Hammer - M.S. Student, FREC
Topic: Linking soil respiration and environmental variables

Hannah Lee - M.S. Student, FREC
Topic: Environmental education field trips and the impact of pre- and post-trip activities

April 19, 2019

Daniel Pratson - M.S. Student, FREC
Topic: Motivations within environmental education organizations

Pete Stewart - M.S. Student, FREC
Topic: Cost share funding and urban tree preservation

April 26, 2019

FREC Graduate Student Poster Showcase