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Harvard Forest Seminars

Spring 2020 Seminar Series

Seminars are Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted. They are held in the Harvard Forest Seminar Room and also can be joined online via webstreaming. Seminars are free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required. For additional information, contact Josh Plisinski.


Jean Claude Gegout, Bullard Fellow, Harvard Herbaria and AgroParisTech
The thermophilization of forest plant communities with climate warming
Friday, January 31: 11:00 - 12:00
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Anna Sala, Professor, Division Biological Sciences, University of Montana
Ponderosa pine survival to bark beetles and drought: growth rates matter
Friday, February 7: 11:00 - 12:00
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Carla Staver, Yale University
Savanna Forest, Alternative Stable States
Friday, February 14: 11:00 - 12:00
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Kristen DeAngelis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Life in the Anthropocene: microbes adapt to soil warming
Friday, February 21: 11:00 - 12:00
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Helen Murphy, CSIRO, Australia
Five decades of tree census data from permanent rainforest plots across north eastern Australia
Friday, February 28: 11:00 - 12:00
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Paulo Quadri, Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont
Local habitat modulation of tree responses to climate change in a high elevation tropical forest
Friday, March 6: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: Jaclyn Hatala Matthes, Wellesley College
POSTPONED: Putting bugs into models: Forecasting the ecosystem impacts of insects and pathogens
Friday, March 13: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: Matts Lindbladh
POSTPONED: Modern Forestry and Old Spruces in Sweden
Friday, March 27: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: Ashley Keiser, Stockbridge School of Agriculture
The hidden biotic and abiotic drivers of leaf litter decomposition in temperate forests
Friday, April 3: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: John Scanlon and Drew Vitz, Mass Fish and Wildlife
Brimfield MA Tornado Bird Data
Friday, April 24: 11:00 - 12:00
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LIVE VIA ZOOM: (email jplisinski@fas.harvard.edu for zoom link) Paulino Pinto, Widen Horizon Fellow, AgroParisTech, University of Lorrain, INRA
Soil and climate impact on the growth and competitiveness of temperate tree species
Friday, May 1: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: Yiping Zhang, Henan University of Science and Technology HAUST
Intra annual growth and water use of two coexisting conifer trees in north central China
Friday, May 8: 11:00 - 12:00
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POSTPONED: Steve Jackson, USGS & University of Arizona
TBD
Friday, May 15: 11:00 - 12:00
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