Middlebury

 

2010 ES Senior Presentations

April 30, 2010

Monday, May 3

12:30-1:20 pm, Bicentennial Hall 220
Bring your own lunch, dessert provided

Clare Crosby, ES major with conservation biology focus
Assessing the relationship between avian population dynamics and the Human Footprint of the United States

Ian Evans, ES/Biology joint major with conservation biology focus
Assessing ecosystem threat in the United States using the Human Footprint

Wednesday, May 5

4:30 p.m., The Orchard, Franklin Env Center at Hillcrest

Rachel Zakrasek, ES/Soc-Anthro joint major – human ecology focus
Vulnerability and Adaptation in Vermont: Agriculture, Society and Ecology in the face of Climate Change
(Adviser: Michael Sheridan)

Ekow Edzie, ES major – environmental nonfiction focus
Coyotes of the northeast
(Adviser: Chris Shaw)

Alexandra Fisher, ES Major – environmental policy focus
Title TBA
(Adviser: Chris McGrory Klyza)

Samantha Maytag, ES major – environmental economics focus
"A Daughter of the Ranch": The Value of Grass-fed Beef for the Local Food Movement
(Adviser: John Elder)

Friday, May 7

12:30-1:20 pm, Bicentennial Hall 220
Bring your own lunch, dessert provided

Jordan Valen, ES/Biology joint major with conservation biology focus
Microsatellite analysis of chloroplast DNA to quantify gene flow among local populations of balsam fir (Abies balsamea)

Chris Free, ES/Biology joint major with conservation biology focus
Population-level consequences of density-dependence in big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla): a spatially explicit simulation

Monday, May 10

12:30-1:20 pm, Bicentennial Hall 220
Bring your own lunch, dessert provided

Miriam Johnston, ES/Biology joint major with conservation biology focus
Changes in ectomycorrhizal colonization of Quercus rubra across an experimental nutrient gradient