Seminar Series on Climate Change
Spring 2014

Wednesdays 3:30-4:20
McClure 209
GEOG 400/GEOG 596

Campus and Community Invited

For more information, contact Jeffrey Hicke (; 208-885-6240); Sanford Eigenbrode (; John Abatzoglou (; Beth Newingham (

Funding provided by: Department of Geography; College of Science; REACCH; University of Idaho

Schedule (please check back for updates)
(clickable links indicate recorded talks)

Date Speaker Topic Title
1/15/2014 John Abatzoglou, UI IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Catching up with Climate Change: State of the Science
1/22/2014 Sanford Eigenbrode, UI REACCH project Agricultural Pests and Changing Climate in the Pacific Northwest
1/29/2014 Craig Allen, USGS forest disturbances Forest Ecosystem Reorganization Underway in the Southwestern US: A Preview of Global Forest Changes in the 21st Century?
2/5/2014 Steven Daley-Laursen, UI   Linking Climate Researchers with Resource Managers and Decision Makers -- Methods and Examples of Success
2/12/2014 Russ Qualls, UI   Snowpack, Irrigation, and Climate Change
2/19/2014 Brian Yanites, UI geology and climate change Wet Tongues and Cold Shoulders: How Global Climate Change Influenced the Height of Mountains
2/26/2014 Jesse Morris, UI forest disturbances Forest Disturbances and Climate Change in Southern Utah
3/4/2014 (note: Tuesday, 12:30-1:30, Commons, Whitewater Rm) Karen Garrett, KSU   Impact Network Analysis: A Framework for Optimizing Climate Change Adaptation
3/12/2014 Gus Bisbal, USGS Northwest Climate Science Center Cliff's Notes for the Northwest Climate Science Center
3/19/2014 spring break; no seminar    
3/26/2014 Chad Kruger, WSU agriculture The Legacy and Evolution of Climate Friendly Farming
4/2/2014 no seminar    
4/9/2014 Dan Issak, USFS stream climate Climate Change, Crowd-Sourcing BIG DATA, and Conserving Idaho's Coldwater Fishes in the 21st Century
4/15/2014 (note: Tuesday, 12:30-1:30, McClure 209) John Antle, Oregon State U. economics and agriculture Methods for Regional Integrated Assessment of Climate Impacts and Adaptation
4/23/2014 Phil Higuera, UI fire Causes and Consequences of Fire-Regime Variability from Decades to Millennia
4/30/2014 David L. Peterson, USFS adaptation planning Climate Change Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems: Principles and Paradigm Shifts
5/7/2014 Leona Svancara, IDFG wildlife Managing Wildlife in a Changing Climate