Weston Roundtable Archives

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Fall 2018

September 06
Managing Soil Biology to Build Soil Organic Carbon and Healthier Soils
YICHAO RUI, PH.D., Department of Soil Science, UW–Madison

September 13
What Science Does TNC Do?
HUGH POSSINGHAM, PH.D., Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

September 20
The 2018 Nuclear Futures Conversation on Communities
MODERATOR: TODD ALLEN; PANELISTS: PAUL WILSON AND DOMINIQUE BROSSARD, Professors, Engineering Physics & Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison

September 27
Remote Alaska: Now Closer to You than You Think
TODD RADENBAUGH, Professor of Environmental Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Environmental Science Lab

October 04
No lecture scheduled.

October 11
Coastal Engineering in the Anthropocene
ROBERT DALRYMPLE, Distinguished Professor, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

October 18
Fire Effects on Soil Carbon and Soil Microbes in a Global Change Context
THEA WHITMAN, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science, UW-Madison

October 25
Predicting and Explaining Phosphorus Dynamics in Lake Mendota Using Process-Guided Machine Learning
PAUL HANSON, Distinguished Professor of Research, Center for Limnology, UW-Madison

November 01
Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Opportunities and Limits of Integrationist Frameworks
CHRISTOPHER SCOTT, PH.D., Director and Research Professor, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona

November 08
Complexions of Sustainability: Mexico’s Laguna Bacalar Ecological Corridor
JERRY KASTER, PH.D., School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

November 15
The Global Outlook for Conserving Mountain Biodiversity Under Climate and Land-use Change
PAUL ELSEN, PH.D., Research Associate, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 22
No lecture scheduled.

November 29
Evaluating Regional Food-Energy-Water Resilience Against External Shocks
SAULEH SIDDIQUI, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Johns Hopkins University

December 06
Geologic Disposal of Radioactive Waste: The Elusive Search for an Acceptable Site
JEAN M. BAHR, Professor, Departments of Geoscience and Geological Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison