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Department of Soil, Water, and Climate

SWAC Seminar

Life Depends on Soil, Water, & Climate

Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Every other Wednesday | 3:30-4:30 pm | 375 Borlaug Hall 

refreshments to be served 4:30-5:00pm 



 Seminar Poster (.doc)


Jan. 28

Michael Russelle
University of Minnesota

36 years with Nitrogen: Some of the known knowns, some of the known unknowns

Feb. 11

Brent Myers
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri

Improved soil information for agronomic decision tools and services

Feb. 25

Jeppe Kjaersgaard
Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Estimating crop water use using remote sensing

March 11

Randy Schaetzl
Department of Geography
Michigan State University

Loess, soils and bioturbation: Examples from the  Upper Midwest

March 25

John Lamb
Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
University of Minnesota

Beets, Corn, and Soils, The three legged stool

April 8

Anthony Aufdenkampe
Lead-PI, National CZO Data Team
University of Delaware

Net carbon stabilization by deep soil erosion within Christina river Basin Critical Zone Observatory

April 17

Rajiv Khosla
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Colorado State University

*Larson-Allmaras Lecture

Precision Farming

April 22

Tom Hultquist
Science Operations Officer at the Chanhassen NWS

Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior in 1975

May 6

Daniel Griffin
Department of Geography, Environment and Society
University of Minnesota

Tree-ring perpesctive on monsoon paleoclimate in the American South-west

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