Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Science

Environmental Science

Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

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.

Fall 2014

Date Room Speaker Seminar Title
September 11

Dr. Nicole Schabus,
Asst Professor, Faculty of Law, TRU

Tsilhqot'in - Land Mark Decision on Indigenous Land Rights

September 18 S203 Dr. Rob Higgins, TRU Biological Sciences

 Invasive Ants of Canada: An Emerging Issue

 September 25
S203 Dr. Sue Baldwin, UBC Engineering

What metagenomics can tell us about bioremediation of mine-influenced water

 October 9
S203 Dr. Heath Garris, TRU, NRSC

Wetlands in a warmer world: What field studies tell us and how to use geospatial data to predict shifting landscape characteristics

 October 16
S203 Dr. Cameron Cartiere, Emily Carr
Border-free Bees: Art & Design meets Environmental Action
 October 23
S203 Dr. Lael Parrott, UBC Biology

Nurturing the link between resilience, complexity and sustainability at the landscape scale

 October 30
S203 Dr. Kelvin Booth

Making Environmental Ethics Relevant: Value, Place, and the Wild

 November 13
S203 Dr. Greg O'Neill, BC Min of Forests
Assisting Assisted Migration: managing forests in flux
 November 20
Dr. Tom Pypker, TRU NRSC

The potential impacts of climate change on biophysical processes in sub-Boreal peatlands

 November 27
S203 Dave Whiting
Vegetable Terraces of Benguet State, Philippines, A Unique Agricultural Landscape - Climate Change Impacts and Research Partnership Opportunities