Renewable Resources Seminar Series Media

Our department regularly offers public seminars by scientists and policymakers, University of Alberta faculty members, and research collaborators, to showcase important topics of research, the diversity of our current research and show its linkage to management practices and policy. Videos are available on our Vimeo Channel or YouTube.  




    20 Sept/12   Dr. Sina Adl, Professor and Head, Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture & Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan. The neglected role of protists in soils:implications for diversity, nutrient cycling and reclamation.
    5 Apr/12   Dr R.J. Hall, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton. Integrating liDAR and optical remote sensing for forest inventory in the NWT.
    22 Mar/12   Dr Bridget Stutchbury, Department of Biology, York University. Conserving long-distance migratory songbirds.
    15 Mar/12   Nadir Erbilgin, Canada Research Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. Invasion dynamics of mountain pine beetle.
    9 Feb/12   Marty Luckert, Professor in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University Alberta. Economic prospects for poplar plantations in Canada.
    26 Jan/12   David Chanasyk, Professor in the Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. Water conservation: motherhood, myths, muddiness and management.
    1 Dec/11   Chris Powter, Executive Director, Oil Sands Research & Information Network (OSRIN), School of Energy & the Environment, University of Alberta. Information sources for oil sands researchers. 
    17 Nov/11   Dr. Robert Harrison, Professor, School of Environmental and Forest Science, University of Washington. Sustainability of Pacific Northwest US forests for intensive harvest of biomass for bioenergy. 
    24 Nov/11   Dr John Parkins, Associate Professor, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta. Constraints on civic engagement in the Canadian forest sector: The experiences of women in public advisory committees. 
    20 Oct/11   Dr Martin E Alexander, Adjunct Professor of Wildland Fire Science and Management, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. What kind of fire behavior is required to open serotinous cones of jack pine and lodgepole pine? 
    13 Oct/11   Uwe Hacke, Canada Research Chair in Tree-Water Relations, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. Phenotypic plasticity of the plant hydraulic design.
    6 Oct/11   John Acorn, Faculty Service Officer, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. Future of the Field Guide. 
    29 Sept/11   Dr Joerg Bohlmann, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. Survival without escape: Chemical defense of conifers. 
    15 Sept/11   Dr Larry Flanagan, Board of Governors Research Chair and Professor , Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge. Sensitivity of ecosystem carbon exchange in boreal peatlands to warmer and drier conditions.