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Schedule: Tuesday April 22, 2014

For a one page, printable schedule of Earth Week events at both campuses, please click here.

Location: Folsom Lake College Main Campus

All events are held in the Community Room, FL1-20, unless indicated otherwise.

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room FL1-20

Environmental Sustainability Panel
The Socratic Society, FLC's philosophy club, is sponsoring a panel of professors and environmental professionals from a variety of fields to answer and discuss how we can each be more environmentally friendly. Bring your questions about environmental issues and an open mind!
Hosted by Professor Robert Fox & Socratic Club

1:00 - 2:20 pm
Room FL1-20

Energy Options for the U.S.
Professor Michael Strong (Physics and Astronomy) will present and discuss the various energy options available to the U.S., including conventional, renewable and nuclear sources.

2:30 - 3:50 pm
Room FL1-20

Cal ISO
Jim Blatchford and Gary Klein from the California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) here in Folsom will discuss different sources of electrical power, how our nation's electrical grid distributes that power, the implications and opportunities for renewable energy, and share how Cal ISO manages the electrical grid in California.
Hosted by Professor Dan Ross (Engineering) & the Engineering Club

4:00 - 5:30 pm
Room FL1-20

UC Davis Ecology Symposium, Part 1
Graduate students in Ecology from UC Davis will give short talks on their research into how humans have disturbed our planets life support systems, and the implications. Topics include: over-harvesting and human-wildlife conflict (particularly with top predators), the effects of plastic pollution on seabirds and other marine animals, and the role of atmospheric water vapor feedbacks on climate change. Students will also discuss career opportunities for ecologists, and what it's like to be a graduate student researcher at UC Davis.
Hosted by Matt Savoca, Graduate Student, UC Davis, and Professor Steve Holzberg (Biology)

5:30 - 7:30 pm
Room FL1-20

UC Davis Ecology Symposium, Part 2
Graduate students in Ecology from UC Davis will give short talks on their research into how humans have disturbed our planets life support systems, and the implications. Topics include: Emerging diseases and effects of human-wildlife interactions, invasive species in California freshwater ecosystems, and one additional topic to be announced. Students will also discuss career opportunities for ecologists, and what it's like to be a graduate student researcher at UC Davis.
Hosted by Matt Savoca, Graduate Student, UC Davis, and Professor Steve Holzberg (Biology)

 

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