Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

NREL/ESS Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Hosted by Ed Hall, NREL/ESS

Wednesdays, 3-4pm
** March 8, March 29, April 19 11am - 12pm

Third Floor Conference Rooms - A302-304
Natural and Environmental Sciences Building




Dept./Institution Affiliation

Seminar Title

Feb 8

Francesca Cotrufo

Dept. of Soil & Crop Science (CSU)

Representing Current Understanding in 21st Century Soil Carbon Models

Feb 15

Mike Ryan NREL (CSU) Why All of Our Terrestrial Carbon Balance Models are Wrong and How to Fix Them

Feb 22

Cynthia Kallenbach

Innovation Center for Sustainable Agriculture (CSU)

Microbial Controls on Soil Organic Matter & Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems

Mar 1

Jessica Metcalff

Dept. of Animal Science (CSU)

CSI: Microbe

Mar 8**

Melissa McHale


Sustainability and The City

Mar 15

Spring Break

Mar 22

Erika Marin-Spiotta

University of Wisconsin

Out of sight, Out of Mind? Belowground Carbon Response to Landscape Disturbance

Mar 29**

Matthew Turner

University of Wisconsin


Apr 5

Stephanie Kampf


Your Parameter is My Process: Lessons From Interdisciplinary Natural Resources Research

Apr 12

Alan Townsend

University of Colorado - Boulder

Potash and Novel Proteins: Two Case Studies in a Quest to Feed More People With Less Environmental Impact

Apr 19**

Jim Elser

University of Montana/ Flathead Lake Biological Station

Biological Stoichiometry of Nutrient Limitation in Ecology, Evolution, and Sustainability

Apr 26

Pankaj Trivedi

Bioagricultural Sciences Pest Management (CSU)


May 3

David Seekal

Umea University - Sweden

The Color of Water: Patterns and Implications for Lake Ecology at Broad Geographic Scales



An archive of past seminar series can be viewed here.