September 7, 2007
Dr. Tom Whitlow, Cornell University
"Separating the forest from the trees: interpreting observations of airborne
September 14, 2007
Mr. Jim Reilly
"Land use change modeling in Maryland - Applications for EPA
Chesapeake Bay Program and NOAA"
September 21, 2007
Dr. Junmei Tang, UMBC, Dept. of Geography
and Environmental Systems
"Spatial Pattern Analysis and Modeling for
September 28, 2007
Dr. Steven Lev, Dept. of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences,
"On the road to ruin: Are roadways the next big threat
to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?"
October 5, 2007
Prof. Rena Steinzor
University of Maryland Law School
"Rescuing Science from Politics"
October 12, 2007
Dr. Mark Colosimo
International Joint Commission, U.S. Department of State
"Channel Changes in an Urbanizing Watershed, Gwynns Falls, Maryland"
October 19, 2007
Dr. Chris Swan, UMBC
"Species loss, environmental stress, and organic matter processing
in stream ecosystems"
October 26, 2007
Dr. Jill Engel-Cox
"Satellites for Air Quality: Principles and Applications for Maryland"
November 2, 2007
Dr. Dan Bain, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Geology and Planetary
"Constraining the Floodplain: Land use change, sediment dynamics, and Baltimore’s
November 9, 2007
Dr. Michael Koterba, US Geological Survey
"Chesapeake Inundation Prediction System (CIPS): An Operational Ensemble
Prototype to Predict Storm Surge and Inner-Coastal Inundation in the
November 16, 2007
Dr. Allen Bradley, The University of Iowa, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering
"The Hydrology of Low-Impact Development"
November 23, 2007
Holiday - No seminar
November 30, 2007
Dr. Mark Walbridge, USDA
Cycling and Availability in Forested Floodplains"
December 7, 2007
Dr. Martin Doyle, University of North Carolina
"Aging Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration"
Dr. Lori Lynch
Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics,
University of Maryland, College Park
"Impact of Downzoning on Rural Land Value"
February 8, 2008
"Ghostwriting the City"
February 15, 2008
Dr. Timothy Carter
University of Georgia
"Green Roofs and Amber Darters: Creating Multifunctional Urban Landscapes
February 22, 2008
Kernell Ries, USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
"Water Use Regimes: Characterizing Direct Human Interaction with
February 29, 2008
Dr. Shirley Clark
Penn State Harrisburg
"Roofing in the Urban Environment: Pollution Source or Opportunity for Source
March 7, 2008
Dr. Menglin Jin
NASA Goddard and UMCP
"Urbanization Effects on Atmosphere and Surface Properties - A Satellite
March 14, 2008
Dr. Gordon Heisler, USDA Forest Service
"Mapping Baltimore-Area Air Temperatures"
March 21, 2008
No seminar - Spring Break
March 24, 2008 ** 2008 Darcy Lecture **
1:30 PM at USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
Dr. Michael Celia
"Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option"
March 28, 2008
Dr. Robert Shedlock
USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
"Plans for a Comprehensive Assessment of the Atlantic Coastal Plain Aquifer
System in Maryland"
April 4, 2008
Drs. Dorothy Merritts and Robert Walter
Franklin and Marshall College
"Natural Streams and the Legacy of Water-Powered Mills"
April 11, 2008
Dr. Greg McCarty
Hydrology and Remote Sensing Lab
USDA ARS Beltsville MD
"The Role of Agriculture in Protecting the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem: Assessments
in the Choptank River Watershed"
April 18, 2008
Ms. Terry Schwarz
Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Kent State University
“Less and More: Planning Experiments for Shrinking Cities”
April 25, 2008
Dr. Nancy Kete
World Research Institute
"Revitalizing Mass Transit in a Motorized Metropolis: The Case of Mexico
May 2, 2008
Dr. Kenneth Potter
University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Adapting Urban Water Management to Climate Change: A Midwestern Perspective"
May 9, 2008
Dr. Ward Sanford,
USGS Reston Virginia
"Groundwater Transport of Nitrate from the Delmarva Peninsula to the Chesapeake