Lecture Series

The popular lecture series will resume Fall 2017. Stay tuned for more updates!

Past Events

Program Speaker Date
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'Habitat Diversity- Can ecosystems thrive when species diversity is declining?  Christian Alsterberg currently pursues
a postdoctoral degree at UMASS Boston.
He obtained a PhD in Marine Ecology and BS in Biology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
June 21, 2017Click Here 
 'Ocean Acidification: Are coral reefs and clams fizzing away?' George D. Buckley, Assistant Director of the Sustainability program at the Harvard University Extension School.Wed, April 19, 2017Click Here 
 "Plastic Pollution in the Ocean- And what you can do about it!" Jessica Donohue, research assistant,Sea Education Association (SEA; Woods Hole, MA).January 18, 2017Click Here 
 Flood Mitigation Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy Sarah Hamm, M.S. Geology, Colorado School of Mines; Coastal Geologist, an expert in flood hazard analysis.April 7, 2016Click Here  
Legal From the Start: Partnering Legal and Policy Research with Current Science for Better Coastal Management Julia Wyman, J.D., Director of Marine Affairs Institute & Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal ProgramMarch 2,2016
From Antarctica to the Arctic: A Story of Snow, Sea Ice, and the Frigid Cold Dr. Ross Lieb LappenApril 30, 2015Click Here
Size matters: The fate of vernal pools and their inhabitants Steven Schwartz January 13, 2015
Developing 21st Century Green Students & Schools Robin Organ November 19, 2014
What’s Behind the Revised FEMA Flood Maps and Understanding Storm Surge Impacts to the Coastline Ingeborg E. Hegemann & Matthew Creighton October 21, 2014
Coastal Habitat Resiliency Mary B. Griffin September 10, 2014
Restoration of Coastal Wetlands on the South Shore Jason D. Burtner June 17, 2014
Learning from Coastal Systems how to adapt to Environmental Changes Dr. Anamarija Frankic May 20, 2014
Free Lecture: Diversity in the Spice of Life in Coastal Ecosystem Jarrett Byrnes April 29, 2014
Exploring the Bowhead Whale Feeding Hotspot near Barrow, AK Carin Ashjian PhD March 19, 2014
Beside Still Waters: Exploring Vernal Pools Jonathan Twining February 24, 2014
From Headwaters to Harbor – A Look at Restoration and Research in the Gulf River Dr. Sara Grady January 16, 2014
Current Issues in Environmental Policy: Climate Change Adaptation, MA Initiatives John Clarkeson December 11, 2013

If you are interested to actively participate in the lecture series program, please contact the organizer Dr. Carsten Haber, CSCR board member.