Discussion Group

Join the Environmental Sciences Initiative for discussions on the latest in environmental science research and technology.

Snacks will be served!


When: 12pm – 1pm, Thursdays

Where: Fifth floor data visualization room

Virtual participationClick here to join through Zoom. Note: you may be asked to install a small Zoom app before being able to join. In case the link does not work, the Zoom Meeting ID is 347 137 665.

February 6, 2020
Cancelled – rescheduled for April 30, 2020

February 20, 2020
Making nature into infrastructure: Interdisciplinary challenges across the eco-techno spectrum of green infrastructure
Marissa Matsler (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies & UREx SRN)

March 5, 2020
Permafrost thaw and changing cycles of the elements of life
Tamara Harms (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)

March 19, 2020

April 2, 2020

April 16, 2020
Spring break!

April 30, 2020
A living shoreline on the Harlem River: From design challenges to ecosystem services
Jason Smith (NY Restoration Project) and Chester B. Zarnoch (Baruch College)
(rescheduled from February 6, 2020)

May 14, 2020
Understanding and managing urban forest socio-ecological systems to promote ecosystem functioning and resilience
Robert ‘Bob’ Fahey (University of CT)