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Great Salt Lake Science & Society Brown Bag Seminar Series

Spring 2019

12:30-1:20 pm, Tracy Hall Science Center TY 102

Bring a lunch and join us for weekly seminars from regional experts and a field trip to Great Salt Lake.

Students - Get credit for attending by registering for one of the following courses:

Great Salt Lake Science & Society Sociology of Water
GEO 4800 SOC 4990
Dr. Carie Frantz Dr. Carla Trentelman
1 credit, seminar only 3 credits, includes seminar
F 12:30-1:20 MWF 12:30-1:20
CRN 32415 CRN 31045

Counts as an upper-division elective for Earth & Environmental Sciences, Botany, and Geography majors! Talk to your advisor.

2019 Seminar Series Schedule

All seminars will be held on Fridays, 12:30-1:20 pm, in Tracy Hall Science Center TY 102 Lindquist Hall LH 280  (campus map)

Speakers and topics are subject to change due to cancellations or other rescheduling needs.

Date Speaker & Affiliation Topic Flyer
Jan 11

Dr. Carie Frantz
Weber State Earth & Environmental Sciences

Dr. Carla Trentelman
Weber State Sociology

Great Salt Lake: A Local "Wicked Problem"  
Jan 18 Dr. Wayne Wurtsbaugh
Utah State University Watershed Sciences / Ecology Center (Emeritus)
Great Salt Lake Environmental Landscape
Jan 25 Michael Goodman
Brigham Young University Geological Sciences
Harmful dust in Utah: Is Great Salt Lake to blame?
Feb 1

Laura Ault
Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, & State Lands

Laura Vernon
Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, & State Lands

Great Salt Lake Management & Policy
Feb 8

Dr. Bonnie Baxter
Westminster University Biology / Great Salt Lake Institute

Room change: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280 (campus map)

Great Salt Lake as a Living Laboratory
Feb 15

Dr. Carla Trentelman
Weber State Sociology

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280

Perceptions of Great Salt Lake
Feb 22

Don Leonard
GSL Brine Shrimp Cooperative, Inc.

Joe Havasi
Compass Mineral

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280

Industry & Great Salt Lake
Mar 1

John Luft
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources / Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280

Great Salt Lake Ecosystem
Mar 8 Spring Break, No Seminar    
Mar 15

Lynn de Freitas
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280

Great Salt Lake Geopolitical Landscape
Mar 22

CANCELLED

Dr. William P Johnson
University of Utah Geology & Geophysics

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH)

Great Salt Lake Mercury and the Deep Brine Layer
Mar 22

NEW

Dr. Carie Frantz
Weber State University Earth & Enviornmental Sciences

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH)

Great Salt Lake Microbialites
Mar 29

Neka Roundy / Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

Al Corona / Utah Airboat Association

Steven Earley / Photographer

Jack Ray / Utah Waterfowl Association

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH)

Recreation and Great Salt Lake
Apr 5

Brian Nicholson
Martin & Nicholson Environmental Consultants

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH)

Water for Great Salt Lake
Apr 12

Dr. Carie Frantz
Weber State Earth & Environmental Sciences

Great Salt Lake Field Trip, Antelope Island State Park

12:30-5:00 pm from Lot A2

RSVP by Jan 25

 
Apr 19

Student Presentations

Followed by end-of-semester potluck

Room: Lindquist Hall (LH) 280

Great Salt Lake Issues