Lecture
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Speaker: Greg Kearns, Patuxent River Park

Learn about the fascinating biology of ospreys, and how conservationists have helped them make a comeback in the Chesapeake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Learn how scientists are using drone technology and other new methods to understand forest ecology. Note: SERC's Thursday science seminars are directed towards a scientific audience, so are slightly more technical than regular lectures.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Speaker: Grace Cott, SERC Biogeochemistry Lab

Our Thursday seminars are open to SERC staff and the public. Since they are aimed at a scientific audience, they are more technical than our evening lectures.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Speaker: Elliott Campbell, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources

Our Thursday seminars are open to SERC staff and the public. Since they are aimed at a scientific audience, they are more technical than our evening lectures.

Pre-registration Required
No
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Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The SERC Open House has been cancelled due to poor weather.

Pre-registration Required
No

Impacts of Climate Change on the Temperate-Tropical Ecotone

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Learn how climate change is driving Florida mangroves north, with SERC ecologist Candy Feller. Note: SERC's Thursday science seminars are directed towards a scientific audience, so are slightly more technical than our regular lecture

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

Confronting Denial and the Truth About Uncertainty

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Why are Americans so divided in their views on climate change? In the series finale, follow the story from climate change skepticism in the 20thcentury to denial in the 21st. Sixth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change."

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

Controlling Carbon Dioxide

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Find out how much carbon dioxide humans are producing and the various ideas for reducing it, from renewable energy to geoengineering. Fifth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

Carbon Dioxide, Plants and Food

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

How do plants respond to rising carbon dioxide? Learn what climate change means for the world’s food supply and its nutritional value. Fourth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

The Beginning of the Age of Humans: People & Climate

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

When did humans first begin to influence climate? Bert Drake looks back to humanity’s first farmers to explore the Age of the Anthropocene. Third lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake

Pre-registration Required
No

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