SOE Fall 2020 Seminar Series: Geographies of Uncertainty

Join the Geography Department from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays (PDT/PST) during fall term to hear guest speakers address an aspect of the Geographies of Uncertainty.

The series will be offered via Zoom and on YouTube (this channel also streams other PSU events)

These are the speakers (subject to change); click the speaker name for a link to the YouTube recording (available after the event)

Oct. 8: No speaker

Oct. 15: Helen Greatrex, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University; "Competing Expectations: Assessing Rainfall Uncertainty from a Meteorological, Social and Humanitarian Perspective"

Oct. 22: Kyle Blount, Postdoctoral Scholar, Washington State University Vancouver; "The Collaborative Management of Watersheds in Response to Wildfire"

Oct. 29: Lauren Gifford, Affiliate Faculty at Metropolitan State University of Denver and Visiting Researcher at the Environmental Justice/Climate Justice Research Hub at UC Santa Barbara; "Climate Finance & Climate Justice"

Nov. 5: Rachel Isacoff, Rockerfeller Foundation; "When Risk Meets Vulnerability -- Meeting Uncertainties in Economic Stability and Climate Justice"

Nov. 12: Rachel Clemesha, Assistant Project Scientist, Climate, Atmospheric Sciences, and Physical Oceanography, UC San Diego; "Coastal Clouds"

Nov. 19: Adrienne Wootten, University of Oklahoma/Southern Great Plains CASC

Nov: 26: No speaker

Dec. 3: Yongwan Chun, Associate Professor, University of Texas-Dallas, "Uncertainty-Related Research Issues in Spatial Analysis"