Fall Schedule 2014
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
September 22nd, 2014
"Black Swan Tropical Cyclones"
Ning Lin , Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering ,
September 29th, 2014
"The Business Case For Sustainable Shale Gas Development"
Alternate Federal Commissioner on the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin and
former Secretary of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
October 6th, 2014 " The Challenges of 2 Degrees C: Lessons from IPCC WG3"?
October 13th, 2014 "Science to Policy: Europe's Future Air Quality "
Visiting Research Scholar, the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and the Woodrow Wilson School. Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Professor in Energy and the Environment
October 20th, 2013 "Living Islands: Coping with Sea-level Rise in Kiribati and the Pacific Islands "
Associate Professor of Climatology
University of British Columbia
October 27th 2014 - No STEP seminar - Fall Break Week
November 3rd, 2014 " Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal"
International Food Policy Research Institute
November 17th , 2014 "Industrial and Smallholder Commercial Agriculture in the Tropics - The Case of Oil Palm in Indonesia"
Janice Ser Huay Lee
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
November 24th, 2014 "Obstacles and Opportunities in Environmental Management "
George M. Moffett Professor of Biology
December1st, 2014 " Tigers, Tribes, and Bureaucrats: Persuading Indian Tribals to Voluntarily Relocate For Conservation"
5th Year Graduate Student , Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
December8th, 2014 " Why Wind Energy "
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
University of Delaware