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NREL/ESS Fall 2021 Seminar and Event Information

This webpage will be updated weekly with information about the Fall 2021 Events.

Check out our lineup of seminars, workshops and other events this fall that include graduate students, research scientists, invited speakers, and interactive workshops. Please email nrel_communications@colostate.edu for links to all events.

Scroll to the bottom for full schedule. Each past seminar will have a link to the recording.

Upcoming Event:

December 3, 2021, 11:00 AM (MST): Evaluating consistency between total column CO2 retrievals from OCO-2 and the in situ network over North America: Implications for Carbon Flux Estimation – Bharat Rastogi | REGISTER HERE

Full Schedule

DatePresenter(s)AffiliationTopic/TitleLinks
September 8 – December 15Dr. Kristina Quynn and Dr. Julie HeinrichsCSU Writes, NRELNREL Writes
September 29Dr. Lavell MerrittLegislative Affairs Specialist, National Park ServiceApplied Ecology through LoveView Recording
October 14Leanna BiddleCareer Center, Warner College of Natural ResourcesESS Graduate Student Professional Development Series – Workshop #1: Resumes and Online PortfoliosView Recording
October 20Dr. Heidi WeiskelStaff Scientist, Environmental Law Alliance WorldwideAt the Heart of UN SDG 14: Getting From Blue Economy to Blue JusticeView Recording
October 27
2:00pm-3:00pm
Dr. Laura Jones




Dr. Douglas Smith

Branch Chief, Vegetation Ecology and Management,
Grand Teton National Park
National Park Service



Science and Resource Management, Grand Teton National Park,
National Park Service
From the Organic Act to the Climate Crisis: managing resources in a changing worldView Recording
October 29
11:00am-12:00pm
Dr. George WittemyerAssociate Professor,
Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology,
Colorado State University
Advancing Conservation and Ecology through the Investigation of Animal Movement BehaviorView Recording
November 3YEAH Yeah Network FellowsColorado State University, YEAH Youth Network“Live from the COP”View Recording
November 4
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Leanna BiddleCareer Center, Warner College of Natural ResourcesESS Graduate Student Professional Development Series – Workshop #2: Peer Review of Resumes and Online PortfoliosIn person: Swift Conference Room (B218 Natural and Environmental Sciences Building)
November 10
10:00am – 11:00am
CSU COP26 Student Delegates and YEAH Network FellowsColorado State University, YEAH Youth Network“Live from the COP”
November 11
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Leanna BiddleCareer Center, Warner College of Natural ResourcesESS Graduate Student Professional Development Series – Workshop #3: Networking
In person: Swift Conference Room (B218 Natural and Environmental Sciences Building
November 12
11:00am-12:00pm
Dr. Alejandro FloresDepartment of Geosciences,
Principal Investigator and Lab Director,
Lab for Ecohydrological Applications and Forecasting (LEAF),
Boise State University
Improving Earth System Models: Biophysical and Human Processes Representation of Western US Conifer ForestsView Recording
December 3
11:00am-12:00pm
Bharat RastogiNOAA Affiliate,
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES),
University of Colorado Boulder
Evaluating consistency between total column CO2 retrievals from OCO-2 and the in situ network over North America: Implications for Carbon Flux EstimationRegister