Environmental Sciences is a broad, interdisciplinary field that attempts to understand and solve environmental problems, integrating the diversity of elements involved, including: biology, natural resource sciences, geography, politics, history, philosophy, economics, mathematics, geology, tourism, sociology, anthropology, journalism, chemistry, physics, and education.
Seminars are on Thursdays from 4:00 to 4:50 in S203, unless otherwise indicated. Everyone is welcome! View seminar abstracts.
Also see the Faculty of Science Seminar schedule.
||S203||Rui De Carvalho, Senior VP, RJ Burnside & Associates Limited
||Meeting the challenges in delivery of urban water supply services in East Africa..
||S203||Dr. Adriaan de Jong, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
||Going for the raisins in the cake: Birds of non-forest habitat in boreal landscapes.
||S203||Dr. Michael Russello, UBC Okanagan
||Designing units of conservation: persistent challenges and emerging opportunities.
||S203||Dr. David Fennell, Brock University
||Is it really about the animals? Ecotourism and the vacant niche.
||S203||Gwen Barlee and Isabelle Groc,
The Wilderness Committee
|The Wilderness Committee: Three decades of action for Canada's wilderness and wildlife.
| March 6
||TBA|| ENVS MSc Students
| March 13
||TBA|| Dr. Colin Young, Vice-Minister, Belize
||Future of conservation in a developing country context: Sustainability or fallacy?
| March 20
||S203|| Don Gayton, FORREX
||Restoration: Ecology and spirit.
| March 27
||S203|| Dr. Kingsley Donkor, TRU Chemistry
||Chemical analysis of environmental samples with challenging matrices.
| April 3
Dr. Jason Shogren, Economics, U WyomingLead author of the 3rd IPCC report that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007
|Who pays for climate change?
| April 10
Dr. Robert Androkovich, TRU Economics
Recreational visits to the Adam's River during the annual sockeye run: a travel cost analysis.
|September 26||S203||Dr. Kai Chan, UBC Vancouver||Not impossible: integrating ecological considerations and cultural values into decision-making|
|October 10||S203||Dr. Scott Wilson, U Regina||Change and stability in arctic ecosystems|
|October 24||S203||Dr. Catherine Tarasoff, Michigan Tech U and TRU||Every plant has an Achilles' heel: Understanding plant biology to control invasive species or promote natives|
|November 7||S203||Dr. Miranda Hart, UBC Okanagan||Ancient soils; old growth communities underground|
|November 21||S203||Dr. David Hill, TRU||Leveraging ubiquity: A big data approach to environmental sensing|
|December 5||S203||David Zehnder, ESI Program Coordinator||Farming for clean air, water and wildlife|