Systems Ecology Seminars

Systems Ecology Seminar Series 2022

In Forestry 106. Thursdays 3:30-4:20 pm
*student lunches with speaker
For many live speakers we will meet post-seminar at Conflux for socializing
For information contact Diana L. Six at






Jan 20



Intro meeting with enrolled students only

Diana Six/live

Jan 27

Jamie Peeler

NatureNet postdoctoral Fellow, UM

Spatial resilience in forests recovering from fire

Diana Six, Phil Higuera/live

Feb 3

Rafael Feijo de Lima


Succession of algal blooms in a river suffering from multiple stressors: The case of the Upper Clark Fork River

Ben Colman and Maury Vallett/live

Feb 10

Ben Colman


Nanoparticles and colloids in elemental cycling in the Upper Clark For River

Diana Six/live

Feb 17


Pavel Mezei*


Fulbright Scholar, Slovakia

Population dynamics of bark beetles in Slovakia, Central Europe and their driving factors

Diana Six/live

Feb 24

Nadia White*

School of Journalism, UM

Communicating science: Choose your own adventure

Diana Six/live

Mar 3

Amy Trowbridge

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Seeing the forest for the trees: Linking genes, chemistry, and multitrophic interactions through spectral biology

Diana Six/Zoom

Mar 10

Anna Klene

FCFC, Geography, UM

Tales from the tundra

Cara Nelson/Live

Mar 17

Dominick Kulakowski

Clark University, Worcester, MA

Post-disturbance regeneration under an altered climate in the Southern Rockies

Diana Six/Zoom

Mar 24

Spring Break

No seminar


Mar 31

No seminar




Apr 7

Justin DeRose

Utah State University, Logan, UT

See the forest for the trees: reconciling tree and stand level growth in response to climate change

Diana Six/Zoom

Apr 14

Nick Kichas*


MSU, Bozeman

Growth and defense characteristics of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) on the Flathead Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana

Diana Six/Live

Apr 21

Scott Morford



Silent invaders: how native trees undermine conservation of U.S. rangelands

Diana Six/Live

Apr 28

Danielle Ulrich*


MSU, Bozeman

Comparing seedling ecophysiology of three high elevation pine species: whitebark pine, limber pine, Great Basin bristlecone pine

Diana Six/Live

May 5



No speaker, student feedback

Diana Six


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