Seminar Series

Learn more about the topics, speakers, and schedule for our weekly seminar series. View past seminar recordings.  

Seminars typically meet 3-4pm on Wednesdays at ENR2 S210 and on Zoom ( This is subject to change. Please email Ruth ( if you would like to be added to our listserv for announcements.

Date Topic/Title Speaker Affiliation
Aug. 23, 2023 SNRE Department Introductions    
Aug. 30, 2023 SNRE Department Introductions    
Sept. 6. 2023 Nature Dosing Ari Sturr UA Fine Arts
Sept. 13, 2023 Predicting the future: Using plant phenological research to manage ecosystems in an era of global change Janet Prevey USGS
Sept. 20, 2023 Impacts of winter snow and summer monsoon rains on forest water stress across the southwestern US - cases from of the past and trajectories into the future  Jia Hu UA SNRE
Sept. 27, 2023 Envisioning a Sustainable Future: Leveraging Hydro-modeling and Geospatial Information for Advanced Prediction of Hydrologic Extremes Across Scales Shang Gao UA SNRE
Oct. 4, 2023 How climate and forests jointly regulate the ephemeral snowpacks of the US Southwest Joel Biederman ARS
Oct. 11, 2023 Phoenix Metro Area Water Resources: Challenges and Future Opportunities Bo Svoma


Oct. 18, 2023 Hillslope Ecohydrology Dana Lapides


Oct. 25, 2023 Investigating the role of soil microbiome in ecological restoration Ben Yang UA Environmental Science
Nov. 1, 2023 Engaged Research and Societal Impact: Linking Research and Evaluation to Improve Practice and Outcomes Alison Meadows UA Office of Societal Impact
Nov. 8, 2023 Grazing, climate change, and pollinators: exploring two decades of change on northern Arizona Rangelands Claire Aslan Northern Arizona University
Nov. 15, 2023 Adaptation and acclimation to climate change in riparian forests of the Southwest Rebecca Best Northern Arizona University
Nov. 22, 2023 Thanksgiving    
Nov. 29, 2023 Patterns, Processes and Consequences of Phenological Mismatches Across Scales Robert Guralnick University of Florida
Dec. 6, 2023 TBD TBD