These webinars are part of the WAFERx Brown Bag Webinar Series. They are presented
live to WAFERx Team Members and their purpose is to share relevant information about
topics related to the WAFERx project. Presenters are either WAFERx team members or
other scientists with expertise on these topics.
MACHINE LEARNING NICHE MODELS
Presented by Andy Baltensperger, PhD
March 5, 2019
Andy Baltensperger, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at USD, isdeveloping predictive distribution models for grassland bird biodiversity and socio-environmental
values given future BECCS scenarios across the UMRB
SOCIAL VALUES REGARDING LAND-USE AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
Presented by Morgan Carnes, PhD Student
January 25, 2018
Morgan Carnes, a member of the WAFERx team, is a PhD student in the Department of
Biology at the University of South Dakota.
CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE
Presented by Lee Spangler, PhD
November 9, 2017
Lee Spangler, a Senior Personnel member of the WAFERx project, is Associate Vice President
of Research and Director of the Energy Research Institute at Montana State University.
AGRICULTURE IN THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER BASIN
Presented by Amy Nagler, MS
October 26, 2017
Amy Nagler is a Research Scientist on the WAFERx project at the University of Wyoming.
HARMONIZATION OF GLOBAL LAND-USE SCENARIOS
Presented by George Hurtt, PhD
October 2, 2017
George Hurtt is Professor and Research Director at the University of Maryland Department
BECCS AND BIRDS
Presented by David Swanson, PhD
September 28, 2017
David Swanson, a Co-Principal Investigator on the WAFERx project, is Director of the Missouri River Institute and Professor of Biology at the University
of South Dakota.
TERRESTRIAL CARBON REMOVAL
Presented by Lena R. Boysen, PhD
September 18, 2017
Lena R. Boysen is a climate scientist at the Max Planck Institute on Meteorology in
Montana State University
P.O. Box 1234
Bozeman, MT 59717-1234