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Webinars  

 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.

 
 
 
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LAND-USE RESPONSE TO CLIMATE AND BIOFEEDSTOCK POLICIES IN THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

Presented by Ben Rashford

 November 23, 2020

Ben Rashford, a Co-Principal Investigator on the WAFERx project, is Department Head of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wyoming.

 

 

 
 
 
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LINKING LAND COVER/USE TRANSITIONS, DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES AND TRENDS IN BIOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Presented by Ranjeet John

 November 9, 2020

Ranjeet John, an Assistant Professor of Biology at USD, researches grassland degradation, climate change, drought, land cover/land use change, and climate-land interaction.

 

 

 

 
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MONTANA WILD FOODS IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE: ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION TO FOOD SECURITY, DIETARY QUALITY, AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Presented by Teresa Warne

 October 12, 2020

Teresa Warne, a Research Associate and Lab Manager in MSU's Food and Health Lab, researches how sustainable food systems and sustainable diets support social and ecological systems.

 

 

 

 

 
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LAND USE EXPLORERS: A HANDS-ON CURRICULUM THAT CONNECTS YOUTH TO WAFERX RESEARCH

Presented by Suzi Taylor

 September 28, 2020

Suzi Taylor is the director of MSU's Science Math Resource Center and is part of the outreach team for WAFERx.

 

 

 

  

 
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THE LINKED COAL TRANSITION: ASSESSING THE IMPAT GEOGRAPHIES & POLICY CORRIDORS

Presented by Kelli Roemer

 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.

 
 
 
 
 
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PARCEL-BASED LANDSCAPE SCENARIOS FOR THE GREAT PLAINS

Presented by Terry Sohl

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.

  

 
 
 
 

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MODELING AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE RESPONSE TO CLIMATE & BIOENERGY POLICIES

Presented by Ben Rashford
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.
  

 

 

 

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MACHINE LEARNING NICHE MODELS

Presented by Andy Baltensperger
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.
  

 

 

 

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SOCIAL VALUES REGARDING LAND-USE AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Presented by Morgan Carnes
January 25, 2018
Morgan Carnes is a PhD student in the Department of Biology at the University of South Dakota.

 

 

 

 

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CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE

Presented by Lee Spangler
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.

 

  

 

  

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AGRICULTURE IN THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

Presented by Amy Nagler
October 26, 2017
Amy Nagler is a Research Scientist on the WAFERx project at the University of Wyoming.

 

 

 

 

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HARMONIZATION OF GLOBAL LAND-USE SCENARIOS

Presented by George Hurtt
October 2, 2017
George Hurtt is Professor and Research Director at the University of Maryland Department of Geography.

 

 

 

 

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BECCS AND BIRDS

Presented by David Swanson
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.
 

 

 

 

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TERRESTRIAL CARBON REMOVAL

Presented by Lena R. Boysen
September 18, 2017
Lena R. Boysen is a climate scientist at the Max Planck Institute on Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany.
 

 

 

 


 

Contact Us

WAFERx
Montana State University
P.O. Box 1234
Bozeman, MT 59717-1234
 
Principal Investigator
Selena Ahmed

selena.ahmed@montana.edu

 
Outreach Coordinator
Selena Gerace
sgerace@uwyo.edu