Spring Schedule 2012
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
February 13th, 2012 " The Fate of the Land Carbon Sink."
Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Director, Princeton Environmental Institute
February 20th, 2012 " Water for Sustainable Ecosystems "
Assistant Professor Of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University
February 27th, 2012 " The First Census of Marine Life: Implications for Public Policy and for Global Science "
Jesse H. Ausubel
Director, Program for the Human Environment, Rockefeller University
March 5th, 2012 "How Quantum Mechanics Can Help Solve the World's Energy Problems "
Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics
Founding Director, Gerhard R. Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
March 12th, 2012 " Managing a Malthusian Crisis: The Future of the Biomedical Workforce"
President of Princeton University, Professor of Molecular Biology
March 19th, 2012
NO STEP Seminar - Spring Break Week
March 26th, 2012 " Information as a Tool of Environmental Regulation "
Arthur Kaplan Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, Microsoft/LAPA Fellow 2011/12, Princeton University
April 2nd, 2012 " The Role of Scientific Assessments in Policy Formulation: The UK National Ecosystem Assessment ( NEA) "
Professor of Environmental Science and Director of Strategic Development, University of East Anglia and Chief Scientific Advisor Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs(DEFRA) London, UK.
April 9th, 2012 "Does Agricultural Intensification Protect Forests?"
Denning Professor of Sustainable Development
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
April 16th, 2012 " Climate Change,Nuclear Power and Nuclear Proliferation: Magnitude Matters "
Professor of Astrophysics, Princeton University
April 23rd, 2012 " Sea Otters, Kelp Forests, and Coastal Communities: Ecosystem Services Amongst Trophic Cascades"
Research Chair and Associate Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
April 30th, 2012 " Using Google-Earth Satellite Imagery to Assess Nuclear Proliferation Programs"
Senior Geospatial Information Analyst at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the Global Security Directorate and a visiting scholar at CISAC ( Stanford University)
May 7th, 2012 " Impacts of Fisheries and Global Warming on Marine Ecosystems "
Professor, Fisheries Centre and Zoology, Principal investigator , Sea Around Us Project, University of British Columbia