University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Forestry Department Seminars - Spring 2015

TPC 217, Mondays, 11AM (unless otherwise indicated)


January 19

Martin Luther King Birthday (Academic Holiday)  – No Seminar

January 26

No Seminar

January 28

M.S. Thesis Proposal Seminar (1:00 pm, 217 TP Cooper Building)
Nicolas Williamson, Improving awareness of the ecological, social, and economic importance of urban trees on University of Kentucky campus

     Sara Beth Freytag, Effects of mountaintop removal mining on population dynamics of stream salamanders

February 2

M.S. Thesis Proposal Seminar (1:00 pm, 217 TP Cooper Building)
Alexandra Slusher, Altitude- and sex-specific variation in roosting ecology and thermoregulation of Myotis lucifugus in Yellowstone National Park

February 9

No Seminar

February 16

Dr. Liang Liang of Geography Department

Phenological Study at a White Ash Common Garden in the Daniel Boone National Forest

February 23

Dr. Jian Yang of Forestry Department

Uses of Remote Sensing and Simulation Modeling in Studying Long-term Impacts of Disturbance at Landscape scales

March 2

Dr. Marco Contreras of Forestry Department

LiDAR applications in forestry

March 9

Dr. Tom Holmes of USDA Forest Service

Economic impacts of forest insect outbreak

March 16

UK Spring Break Week – No Seminar

March 23

Dr. Bill Burkman and Dr. Christopher Oswalt of USDA Forest Service

FIA data applications followed with a two-hour workshop on FIA data query workshop in the afternoon

Thursday, March 26

Sarah Spaulding, Exit Seminar (12:00 pm)

March 30

Dr. Sean Bailey of Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) followed with an informal workshop on NSF CAREER AWARD during lunch time

April 6

Kel Rayens, Exit Seminar

April 13 

Reserved for FHC

Tuesday, April 14      

Mickey Agha, Exit Seminar

April 20

Dr. Wendell Haag, Fisheries Biologist for the USDA Forest Service

Wednesday, April 22

Zeb Weese, Exit Seminar

April 27

Dr. Jennifer Koch of USDA Forest Service

May 4

UK Finals Week