*Former seminar schedules and recordings
  available in the Folder LRES Archives

January 28th

Abdullah Alowaifeer, Ph.D. Candidate

Advisors: Tim McDermott & Brian Bothner

"Biological Cycling of Arsenic species and Mercury in Yellowstone Lake"

February 4th

Shealyn Malone, M.S. Candidate

Advisors: Amy Trowbridge & David Weaver

"From Microbes to Sawflies: Multitrophic Interactions in an Agroecosystem"


Justin Gay, Ph.D. Candidate

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

"Evaluating Biogeochemical Trade Offs of Bioenergy Crop Expansion in The Northern Great Plains" (PowerPoint Only)

February 11th

Kathe Todd- Brown, Wilfrid Laurier University

"Soil carbon dynamics in Earth system models: Math, simulations, and truth"

February 25th

Tracy Novak, Montana 4-H Center

"Middle-schoolers on a mission with STEM"

March 4th

Whendee Silver, UC Berkleley- ESPM Professor and Rudy Grah Chair

"Carbon sequestration and the climate change mitigation potential of working lands"

March 11th 

 Katie Bills Walsh, Women in Science & Engineering (WISE)

"Human dimensions of coalbed methane reclamation in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming"

March 25th

 Abaye Abebe, Ph.D. Candidate

Advisor: Rob Payn

"Understanding recharge processes and their effects on groundwater storage in intermountain basins"


Kristen Oneill, M.S. Candidate

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn

"Improved crop culture: How to increase water-holding capacity, soil carbon stocks, and crop yeilds simultaneously"

April 1st

Simon Fordyce, M.S. Candidate

Advisors: Clain Jones & Pat Carr 

"Predicting overwinter nitrate-N changes at the subfield scale in leaching-susceptible, agricultural soils"


Mary Ellyn Dupre,  M.S. Candidate

Advisors: Fabian Menalled & Tim Seipel 

"Integrating cover crops in semi-arid production systems: Impacts on the associated biodiversity"

April 8th

Tindall Ouverson, M.S. Candidate

Advisors: Fabian Menalled & Tim Seipel

"Response of soil microbial communities to cover-crop- and crop-termination treatments"


Sydney Atencio, M.S. Candidate

Advisors: Perry Miller & Mary Burrows

"Building a better lentil-competition between Fusarium pathogen species observed in the greenhouse and field"

April 15th

Scott Morford, Terra Analytics

"Rock Nitrogen: Closing the loop on a critical biogeochemical cycle"

April 22nd

Carrie Harris, Ph.D. Candidate

Advisor: John Priscu

"Long term patterns in phytoplankton production in a permanently ice-covered Antarctic Lake"


Jordan Meyer-Morey, M.S. Candidate

Advisor: Lisa Rew

"Using a new herbicide, Indaziflam, to control a new invader, desert alyssum, in Yellowstone National Park"