Environment Seminar Series


2014 WINTER-SPRING Seminars

WEDNESDAYS, 4:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.

LOCATION: Room ES 149(basement), Earth Science Building, 5 Bancroft Avenue

Below are included the names of the speakers and titles for this winter-spring Environment Seminar Series. 

Seminars are free. No registration required. All are welcome.
Please visit this page regularly for updates. For abstracts and bios please scroll down and click on the title of the seminar.

To receive regular email messages with the same information, please contact Pavel Pripa (416-978-3475) or environment.seminars@utoronto.ca. Seminars are subject to change or cancellation.

For 2014 Memoral Lectures schedule, please click here: Memorial Lectures 2014

Wed Jan 22 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 22 2014 06:00 PM

Ethical Considerations for Early Warning Systems in Relation to Climate Change

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

KERRY BOWMAN, Bioethicist, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto 

Wed Feb 05 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 05 2014 06:00 PM

The Emerging Revolution in the Global Response to Climate Change?

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

MATTHEW HOFFMANN, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto Scarborough and Co-Director of the Environmental Governance Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs 

Wed Feb 26 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 26 2014 06:00 PM

Mainstreaming Environmental Activism: The Next Step for the Environmental Movement?

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

DAN DOLDERMAN, Lecturer, Environmental Psychologist, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Wed Mar 05 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 05 2014 06:00 PM

Making sense of human contaminant monitoring data with the help of mechanistic models

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

FRANK WANIA, Professor, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough

Wed Mar 26 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 26 2014 06:00 PM

1) Toronto Regional Air Pollution; Spectroscopic Measurements, and Source Attribution. 2) A New Method for Quantifying Inter-diurnal Weather Movement and Its Application to Predicting Daily Mortality

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

1) CYNTHIA WHALEY, PhD Candidate, Department of Physics, University of Toronto
                                                                   &
2) ERIN BRYCE, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto

Wed Apr 02 2014 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 02 2014 06:00 PM

Looking at the Atmosphere from Space: Getting a Different View from Orbit

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

KALEY WALKER, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto