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.
THE LINKED COAL TRANSITION: ASSESSING THE IMPAT GEOGRAPHIES & POLICY CORRIDORS
Presented by Kelli Roemer, PhD Student
February 12, 2020
Kelli Roemer is a Ph.D. student in Earth Sciences at Montana State University where she researches the
human dimensions of rural land use change and the land-use, energy, policy nexus.
PARCEL-BASED LANDSCAPE SCENARIOS FOR THE GREAT PLAINS
Presented by Terry Sohl, PhD
May 14, 2019
Terry Sohl, an affiliated researchers on the WAFERx project, is a Research Physical Scientist
with the U.S. Geological Survey, at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS)
Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
MODELING AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE RESPONSE TO CLIMATE & BIOENERGY POLICIES
Presented by Ben Rashford, PhD
April 2, 2019
Ben Rashford, a Co-Principal Investigator on the WAFERx project, is Department Head of Agricultural
and Applied Economics at the University of Wyoming.
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 is a PhD student in the Department of Biology at the University of South
CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE
Presented by Lee Spangler, PhD
November 9, 2017
Lee Spangler, Senior Personnel on 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
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