University of Wisconsin–Madison

Weekly Seminar

The Hasler Lab seminar series is part of Zoology 911 course.  Seminars are held Wednesdays at noon in 102 Water Science and Engineering Laboratory (WSEL), Madison; exceptions will be indicated on the schedule below.  Speakers are affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Center for Limnology unless noted. Contact Trout Lake Station for specific outreach opportunities.

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Weekly Seminar will return fall 2018

January 24
Erik Jeppesen, Kaeser Scholar

Dr. Jeppesen, a research professor at Aarhus Univerity in Denmark, was selected by the graduate students as this years Kaesar Scholar, and we are very excited about his visit! For limnology seminar, Dr. Jeppesen will be presenting “Comparison of the trophic dynamics in freshwater and saline lakes in different climate zones: implication for climate change effects on lakes”. Dr. Jeppesen will also be presenting at the Biology Colloquium at 3:30 pm next Thursday (1/25) in 168 Noland. His colloquium talk his titled “Climate change effects on shallow lakes- evidence from cross-system studies (arctic to the tropics), mesocosm experiments and modelling”.

January 31
Trout Lake Station: A Gateway For Understanding Lakes

February 7
Doug Beard

From Process to Systems – Evolution of a Fisheries Biologist

February 14
Nimish Pujar
How does shape and size affect how particles rotate in turbulent water flow?

February 21
Carly Ziter
Effects of current and historical land use on urban ecosystem services in the Madison Lakes Region

February 28
Gretchen Gerrish
When History and Nature Guide Research and Education: Linking Past and Present Aquatic Invertebrate Dynamics

March 7
Jake Zwart
Spatially-explicit scaling of lake water and biogeochemical fluxes

March 14
Ann Olsson
Fire, Permafrost and Biogeochemistry in a Boreal Landscape

March 21
John Lyons
Conservation of Goodeid fishes in central Mexico

March 28 – NO SEMINAR

April 4 – NO SEMINAR

April 11
Paul Schramm

April 18
Luke Loken

April 25  ** SPECIAL TIME 1-2pm
Etienne Fluet-Chouinard
Exit Seminar

May 2
Kara Cromwell