Fall 2007 Seminar Series

What Will Climate Change Mean For
And The Interior West?

GEOG 501/FOR 501
Fridays 12:30-1:20
Room To Be Announced (see schedule below)

Campus and Community Invited

For more information, contact Dr. Penny Morgan (pmorgan@uidaho.edu; 208-885-7507)
 or Dr. Jeff Hicke (jhicke@uidaho.edu; 208-885-6240)

Funding provided by the Departments of Forest Resources and Geography
and Idaho NSF EPSCoR

Tentative Schedule (please check back weekly for updates)

Date Speaker Topic Title (click on link for presentation) Room
8/24/2007 Morgan/Hicke Introduction Course information meeting; registered graduate students only TLC 50
8/31/2007 Dr. Von Walden, U. of Idaho Overview of climate change Climate Change in Idaho:  Past, Present, and Future TLC 50
9/7/2007 Dr. Penny Morgan (UI)/Dr. Emily Heyerdahl (USDA FS) Recent fire Climate and Fire in the Northern Rockies: Past, Present & Future TLC 29
9/14/2007 Dr. Timothy Link, U. of Idaho Snow/water

Historical Trends and Variability in Snowpack and Streamflow in Idaho: An Indication of Future Conditions

McClure Hall 209
9/21/2007 Dr. Jodi Johnson-Maynard, U. of Idaho Carbon sequestration in Idaho Carbon Sequestration and Trading Activities in Idaho TLC 29
9/28/2007 Dr. Michael Jennings, The Nature Conservancy Vegetation structure/
The Biogeography of Climate Change: Implications for Conservation TLC 29
10/5/2007 Dr. Dan Isaak, USDA Forest Service Fish Impacts and Uncertainties of Climate Change on Idaho Streams and Fish Communities TLC 29
10/12/2007 Dr. Matt Germino,  Idaho State U. Treeline dynamics Tree Establishment in Treelines of the Rocky Mountains: Pattern, Process, and Climate Responses TLC 29
10/19/2007 Dr. Jennifer Pierce, Boise State U. Holocene fire Fire and Climate in the Northern Rockies: Records from the Past and Implications for the Future TLC 29
10/26/2007 Dr. Jeff Hicke, U. of Idaho Insect outbreaks Climate Change and Insect Outbreaks:  Implications for Forest Ecosystems TLC 29
11/2/2007 Dr. Katy Kavanagh, U. of Idaho Forest functioning

Climate Change Impacts on Idaho's Mountainous Forested Ecosystems:  What the Trees are Telling Us

TLC 29
11/9/2007 Dr. Jerry Rehfeldt, USDA Forest Service (retired) Plant distributions

Plant Climate Relationships: Biogeographic, Ecologic and Genetic Impacts of Global Warming in the West

TLC 29
11/16/2007 Dr. Sian Mooney, Boise State U. Economics

Economics of Carbon Sequestration and the Carbon Market: How Do You Sell the Invisible?

TLC 29
11/23/2007 Thanksgiving ------- ------------------------ --------
11/30/2007 Dr. Dominique Bachelet, The Nature Conservancy NGO perspective Media Hype, Politics, Nobel, and Uncertainty: Can a Climate Change Scientist Make a Difference in the Life of a Conservationist? TLC 29
12/7/2007 Dr. Darek Nalle, U. of Idaho Carbon markets Foodflation and Biofuels: Scarce Resources for Meeting Climate Policy TLC 29