ENVS News & Events

2013 - 2014 Environmental Studies Events

Rabies, Persistence in Vampire Bats: Immunity, Pathogenesis & Immigration

~ Dr. Julia C. Blackwood


Summits of Modern Man and Thresholds of Climate Change

~ Dr. Peter Hansen


Japan's 911? Three Years After the Earthquake and Tsunami

~ Dr. Mark Lincicome


Land Use, Climate Change, and the Flora of Central, MA

~ Dr. Robert Bertin


Urban Absorption in a Shrinking City: A Close Examination of Land Use and Environmental Change

~ Dr. Justin Hollander


Marine Calcification in a High CO2 World

~ Dr. Justin Ries


The Role of Science in the Management of National Parks

~Dr. Steven C. Fradkin


Life in the 'Plastisphere': The Ecology of Plastic Marine Debris

Dr. Erik Zettler

Spring 2013 Environmental Studies Events

Tipping Points, Thresholds, and the Forgotten Role of Physiology in Marine Climate Change

Brian Helmuth


Measuring Ecosystem Services Across Space: Exploring the Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction in Pennsylvania

David Murphy '03



Hillslope Evolution in the Boulder Creek Critical Zone

Neil Shea '09



Can Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Spawning Aggregations Facilitate the Reversal of Oceanic Shifting Baselines

Timothy Rowell '07

For more information regarding Tim's research see also:



The Working Writers Series

Jenny Price



Spring 2012 Environmental Studies Events

Importance of Inland Waters in Global Carbon Cycling
Dr. David Butman 



Purple Goes Green Week Events
Monday, April 16 through Thursday, April 19th 

If you are having trouble viewing this poster, please click here to download the full size pdf. 



Ancient Organic Matter that Matters: The Cycling and Fate of Siberian Carbon
Paul Mann 

Dr. Mann's talk will be held on Wednesday, March 21 at 4:00 in O'Neil 101, and will be preceded by a reception at 3:30, also held in O'Neil 101.



Career in Environmental Services Panel
Lindsey Konkel '07, Pat Austin '77, Paul McManus '81, Christina Imrich '07



Dirt, The Erosion of Civilizations
David Montgomery, Ph.D.



Fall 2011 Environmental Studies Events

Hydology of the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp: A Water Cycle Approach
Robert Sobczak



Imperiled Giants, Ecology and Conversation of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
Zeb Hogan, Ph. D.



The Impact of the Asian Longhorned Beetle on Forests of of Worcester
David A. Orwig, Ph.D.



Electric Microbes: Bioenergy, Bioremedication, Bioelectronics, and the Beginning of Life
Derek Lovley, Ph. D.