Events Archive 2010

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Dec. 10, 2010

PhD Defense, Julie Robinson, "A Multi-Source Evaluation Model for the Pilot of DigitalOcean: Sampling the Sea —  Preliminary Results and Lessons Learned. (more)

Dec. 2, 2010
Community Colloquium, Tsunetoshi Mizoguchi, Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan, and four graduate students. (more)

Nov. 30, 2010

Research Colloquium, Gary Cherr, Professor, Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis — "Oil and Embryos Do Not Mix: Effects of Petroleum Constituents on Developing Marine Organisms." (more)

Nov. 23, 2010
Research Colloquium, Laura Grant, PhD Candidate, the Bren School "The Response to Third-Party Ratings: Evidence of the Effects on Contributions." (more)

Nov. 18, 2010 Student Films from the UCSB Blue Horizons Summer Program for Environmental Media. (more)

Nov. 16, 2010
Research Colloquium, April Gu, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University — "A Transcriptional Level Effect Based Toxicity Assessment Method for Environmental Monitoring." (more)

Nov. 1, 2010
Community Colloquium, Roland Clift, Emeritus Professor, University of Surrey; President, International Society for Industrial Ecology —
The Sustainability of International Supply Chains: Quality, Luxury, and Supply Chain Equity. (more)

Oct. 21, 2010
Community Colloquium — Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change: Virgilio Viana, Director General, Amazonas Sustainability Foundation; Former Secretary of Environment, State of Amazonas, Brazil,
"Sustainable Development in Practice: Lessons Learned from Amazonas." (more)

Oct. 19, 2010
Community Colloquium — Arlene Blum,
"Flame Retardants and Health: A Global Concern." (more)

Oct. 12, 2010
Community Colloquium — Riki Ott,"From Exxon Valdez to BP's Gulf Disaster: Changing the Endgame." (more)

Oct. 8, 2010

Community Colloquium — Tyrone Hayes, UC Berkeley, "From Silent Spring to Silent Night: What happens if our canary stops singing?" (more)

Oct. 7, 2010
Commumnity Colloquium — Dave Lobell, Stanford University,
"Toward Food Security in a Warmer World." (more) Slides from talk

Sept. 28, 2010
PhD Defense — Darren Hardy, "Volunteered Geographic Information in Wikipedia." (more)

Sept. 28, 2010
Community Colloquium — Leah Gerber, Arizona State University, "Whales, Fish and Sanctuaries: improving the use of science in decision-making." (more)

June 11, 2010
2010 Bren School Commencement Exercises; Keynote Speaker: Angel Martinez, President & CEO, Deckers Outdoor Corporation. (more)

May 26, 2010
Community Colloquium — Jill Baron, Research Ecologist, US Geological Survey; "Climate Change Adaptation Options for Public Lands and Resources." (more)

April 28, 2010
Community Colloquium — Rafael L. Bras, Dean, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine;
"Protecting Venice (Italy) from Tidal Flooding." (more)

April 29-30, 2010
2010 Bren Corporate Partners Summit — by invitation; "Corporate Sustainability: Internal Innovation Approaches and New Venture Creation." (more)

April 27, 2010
Community Colloquium — Ron Rice, Co-director, Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media, UCSB; "The Communication of Environmental Science and the Science of Environmental Communication." (more)

April 21, 2010
Community Colloquium — Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change: Mike Toman, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; "Climate Change: Meeting Present Needs and Not Compromising the Future." (more)

April 14, 2010
Research Colloquium — Klaus Fichter, Professor, Innovation and Sustainability Management, Department of Economics, Management and Law, University of Oldenburg, Germany; "Escaping the Green Prison: the role of eco-entrepreneurship in creating opportunities for environmental sustainability." (more)

April 8, 2010
Master of Environmental Science & Management Class of 2010 Group Project Final Presentations. (more)

March 10, 2010
Research Colloquium — Monica Gavriela Cojocaru, Canada-US Fulbright Visiting Research Chair, Department of Mathematics, UCSB:
"Objective and subjective decision factors: modeling human behavior from individual to population scale." (more)

March 3, 2010

Community Colloquium — Lindene Patton, Chief Climate Product Officer, Zurich Financial Services: "Using Insurance to Facilitate Adaptation to and Mitigation of Climate-related Risk" (more)

Jan 27, 2010
Community Colloquium — John Jostes, Senior Mediator, Interactive Planning and Management: "Beyond the Comfort Zone: Building Cross-Sector Partnerships and Capacity for Regional Decision-Making, Climate Adaptation, and Resiliency. (more

Jan. 26, 2010
Community Colloquium — Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change Matt Kahn, UCLA: "How Will Our Cities Cope with Climate Change." (more)

Jan. 20, 2010
Community Colloquium — Ernst von Weizsäcker, Dean Emeritus, the Bren School; Co-Chair, the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management: "Decoupling Wealth from Resource Consumption." (View Powerpoint) (more)

Jan. 15, 2010
Community Colloquium & Welcome — Steven Gaines, New Bren School Dean: "Seeking Ocean Solutions: Networks, Incentives, and their Interactions." (View Powerpoint) (more)

Jan. 14, 2010
Panel Discussion — LeeAnne French, Natalija Glusac, Laura Hamman, Alexandra Speers, Robin Vercruse:"Bren Working Group on Vehicle Fuel Efficiency." (more)

Jan. 6, 2010
Panel Discussion — Oran Young, Robert Wilkinson, Simone Pulver, Raymond Clemencon:"Reviewing the Copenhagen Climate Summit." (more)

Jan. 5, 2010
Research Colloquium — Dr. Tim Scheibe, Darcy Lecturer, National Ground Water Research and Education Foundation; Staff Scientist at the Hydrology Technical Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy: “Beyond the Black Box: Integrating Advanced Characterization of Microbial Processes with Subsurface Reactive Transport Models.” (more)