College of Natural Sciences
A panel discussion about Ebola: What you need to know to prevent further spread, what preparations UMass Amherst and Massachusetts have taken, and the future of Ebola. Moderated by Wilmore Webley, Microbiology, expert in infectious disease and immunology.
October 28, 2014
Campus Center Auditorium
The NorEaST web portal was developed to serve as a coordinated, multi-agency regional framework to map and store continuous stream temperature locations and data for New England, Mid Atlantic, and Great Lakes States.
October 29, 2014
In the wake of multiple recent shootings of unarmed ethnic minority teens, substantial media attention has been directed toward discussions of how parents of color should prepare children for the realities of racism and discrimination.
October 30, 2014
1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Campus Center, 174
It is predicted that climate change, which can result in increased temperature, eutrophication (the occurrence of excessive nutrients in a body of water), and changes to freshwater inputs, will alter food web dynamics and consequently the sustainability of fish populations in the Great Lakes, which provide significant multi-national fishery resources.
November 5, 2014
Climate models predict significant increases in the magnitude and frequency of extreme rainfalls. However, climate model projections of precipitation vary greatly across models.
November 12, 2014
There is growing evidence that headwater stream ecosystems are vulnerable to changing climate and land use, but their conservation is challenged by the need to address the threats at a landscape scale, often through coordination with multiple management agencies and landowners.
November 19, 2014
Morrill Science Center, 134
College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute is hosting a 3-day summit in October 2014, focused on different levels of climate change adaptation training for Tribes.This webinar will focus on Summit participants and activities, lessons learned, outcomes, and plans for future Tribal adaptation training.