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Lawler will talk about climate change in general, and then he will talk about the impact of climate change on the earth's physical systems. Finally, he will review the impact of climate change on amphibians.
2011-04-04
2011-04-04
2008-04-29
Quinn will present a life history of anadromous salmonid fishes. As a case study, he will discuss a model system, sockeye salmon, in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Scientists have been studying these fish, in this habitat, for decades now. Quinn will review...
2011-04-04
2011-04-04
2008-05-06
Doty will present an overview of phytoremediation and organic (degradable) pollutants. She will discuss the problem of pollution and present traditional as well as alternative solutions. She will outline the advantages and disadvantages of using...
2011-04-05
2011-04-05
2008-05-13
Lucchetti will present an overview of King County monitoring and regulation programs. Specifically, he will discuss plans to assess the effectiveness of the county's efforts. He will move on to: 1. Explain the Critical Areas Ordinance. 2. Explain...
2011-04-05
2011-04-05
2008-05-20
Brown will present an overview of wastewater treatment. She will discuss the products of wastewater treatment: biosolids and reclaimed water. Next, she will outline the agricultural, bioenergy, and restoration and remdiation applications of...
2011-04-05
2011-04-05
2008-05-27
Miller will present the case that large wood is an important component for development of high-quality aquatic habitat. He will present ways to incorporate large wood into streams. He will consider several questions,including:1. How will different...
2011-04-05
2011-04-05
2008-06-03
Derry will discuss stormwater policy in Puget Sound in light of ecosystem goals. First, he will describe the current state of Puget Sound ecosystems. Next, he will present background science and implications for management goals. Finally, he will...
2011-04-06
2011-04-06
2008-01-08
Beauchamp will discuss how food web modeling can be applied to fisheries management. He will present several studies to illustrate food web models and how this information can be used to guide management decisions.
2011-04-06
2011-04-06
2008-01-15
Klug will provide an overview of the American Water Resources Association. Next, each panelist will describe their educational and work backgrounds. They will also describe a variety of projects they have managed. Finally, they will offer career...
2011-04-06
2011-04-06
2008-01-22
Moddemeyer will review the City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan, and ask: are we getting the results we want? He will discuss sustainable infrastructure, asset management, and triple bottom line accounting. He will review several project plans to...
2011-04-07
2011-04-07
2008-01-29
Newton will present an overview of the biological oceanography of Puget Sound. She will discuss the effects of climate, human activities, and natural processes on the health of Puget Sound.
2011-04-07
2011-04-07
2008-02-12
Hutyra will present the scientific background and characteristics of the Amazon rain forest. She will consider controls on the net ecosystem exchange of CO2, photosynthesis, and respiration. She will ask, is forest growth currently water limited?...
2011-04-07
2011-04-07
2008-02-19
Brett will outline controls on zooplankton fatty acid content: 1) Taxonomic affiliation. 2) Diet. 3) Temperature. 4) Food ration/starvation. 5) Biochemical transformations. 6) Homeostasis.
2011-04-07
2011-04-07
2008-02-26
Ward will discuss landscape-level best management practices. He will describe two Snohomish county programs to illustrate his points: 1. Recommendations for streamside landowners. 2. Pet waste management. He will discuss social marketing efforts...
2011-04-07
2011-04-07
2008-03-04
Fletcher will present an overview of People for Puget Sound, including their mission statement, tools they employ, and partnerships. She will describe current threats to Puget Sound ecosystem health, such as population growth, pollution, runoff,...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2008-03-11
Klinger will present an overview of marine ecosystem management in the San Juan Islands. The general approach: engage in a local, bottom-up planning process for ecosystem-based management, using science to support decision-making. She will...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-10-09
Ruckelshaus will discuss the challenges facing Puget Sound ecosystems, including threatened/endangered species, population growth, water pollution, eutrophication, and the effects of climate change. He will make the point that our health and the...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-10-30
Ewing will discuss the primary causes of loss of coastal and freshwater wetlands. He will outline invasive species of concern and present restoration approaches. He will also discuss the challenges facing these efforts. Finally, he will present a...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-11-20
Martin will discuss windthrow in buffer strips. He will compare the effects of logging to the effects of storm exposed landscapes. Next, he will ask: What are the effects of tree windthrow in buffer strips on fish habitat? What is the magnitude...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-11-27
Zisette will present two studies that investigated the problem of high fecal coliform bacteria concentrations in the Green River. Next, he will discuss emerging issues and an approach to monitoring and managing microbial contamination. More...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-12-04
Mayberry will consider the following questions: What is social entrepreneurship? Why does it exist? How can it help solve issues related to water? What are some challenges and next steps? He will also answer audience questions.
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-03-27
Hinckley will discuss the role of trees and forests in the hydrologic cycle. He will consider three unique aspects: hydraulic redistribution, forest structure and hydrological modifications, and night-time transpiration. He will look at the...
2011-04-12
2011-04-12
2007-04-03
Lombard will present a practical proposal to conserve our natural heritage, including landscape vision and funding. He will review reasons for conserving, our legacy, and regional debate. The key issues: how land and water are managed. He will...
2011-04-14
2011-04-14
2007-04-10
Pollet will discuss Hanford, which is the most contaminated area in the Western Hemisphere. He will present an overview of groundwater risk and legal issues. He will also identify potential research, clean-up, and grassroots efforts.
2011-04-14
2011-04-14
2007-04-17
Kirkpatrick will discuss stormwater and how to manage stormwater for healthy populations in Puget Sound. She will review how stormwater affects salmon and how stormwater is currently managed in the Puget Sound area. Finally, she will present an...
2011-04-15
2011-04-15
2007-05-01
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