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Seminars

Fall 2020 MIST Speaker Series Schedule

Note that due to Covid-19 precautions all Fall 2020 lectures will take place online only through Zoom

Organizer: Dr. Lisa Yeo

Talks are Fridays, 11am-12pm (Pacific)

Aug. 28 MCS Core Faculty
Sept. 4 Dr. Michele Samorani (Santa Clara U.)
Sept. 11 Dr. Lianne Lefsrud (U. Alberta)
Sept. 18 Vaarun Vijairaghavan (U. Calgary)
Sept. 25 Danielle Dai'Re (UC Merced)
Oct. 2 Dr. Ariana Torres (Purdue)
Oct. 9 No seminar
Oct. 16 Dr. Basak Kalkanci (Georgia Tech)
Oct. 23 Dr. Léon Valdés (U. Pitt)
Oct. 30 Dr. Bill Schulze (Utah)
Nov. 6 Dr. Deirdre Mulligan (UC Berkeley)
Nov. 13 Dr. Elizabeth Kennedy (Loyola University Maryland)
Nov. 20 Dr. Vartuhi Tonoyan (CSU-Fresno)
Nov. 27  THANKSGIVING BREAK - No speaker
Dec. 4 Dr. Kate Ringland (UC Santa Cruz)
Dec. 11 Susannah Howard (SUNY)

Fall 2020 California Fire Science Seminar Series 

Hosted weekly by UC Merced and UC Berkeley 

Every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (PST) from September 10 – December 17, 2020.

Sept. 10 How do we solve the “Wicked Problem”?: the State of Fire Science in California
Sept. 17 Radar and Lidar Observations of Wildfire Plume Dynamics
Sept. 24 Human dimensions of wildfire: Examining wildfire risk mitigation on private property and across landscapes
Oct. 1 Fuel Treatments and Megafires: lessons from the 2014 Carlton Complex, north-central WA
Oct. 8 TBA
Oct. 15 TBA
Oct. 22 A Micro-Meteorological Perspective into Wildland Fire Dynamics
Oct. 29 Wildfires across California’s diverse landscape: from ignition, spread, to severity
Nov. 5 Post-fire Soil Carbon Dynamics: Implications on Movement of Particulate and Dissolved Pyrogenic Carbon
Nov. 12 Fires, Air Pollution, and Public Health: A Remote Sensing-Based Perspective
Nov. 19 Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing Prescribed Fire on Federal Lands in the West: Lessons from Case Studies and Broader Implications for Improving US Fire Management
Dec. 3 Damage inspection and research implications on the California structure ignition problem
Dec. 10 Household Decision Making and Evacuation Behavior during Wildfires
Dec. 17  TBA

Prior Semesters

Affiliated Seminars