Mark Kurz, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Noble gases from the deep Earth, cosmogenic nuclides and landscape evolution (Why biologists should care)" 3 PM, Speck Auditorium,.
Christy Goodale, Cornell University, “Nitrogen-deposition effects on forest carbon sequestration,” 3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Russell Schmidt, UC Santa Barbara, “Abrupt state change and resilience in marine ecosystems: What coral reefs are telling us” 3 PM, Loeb G70, MBL
Sarah Hobbie, University of Minnesota, “Biogeochemical fluxes through neighborhoods and households in the Twin Cities, Minnesota" 3 PM, Loeb G70, MBL
Shahid Naeem, Columbia University, “Importance of biodiversity to ecosystem function” 3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Rising atmospheric CO2 and ocean acidification."3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Ecward DeLong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Exploring marine microbial diversity, from genomes to biomes." 3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Bridget Emmett, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Environment Centre, Wales."How are soils changing and what are the impacts for ecosystem services?"3 PM, Redfield Auditorium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Kevin McCann, University of Guelph. "Lake food web expansion and contraction: Nature flexes its muscles.' 3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Robert Twilley, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. "Risks, Reorganization and Restoration of Deltaic Coasts as Landscapes on the Edge: Perspectives from the Mississippi River Delta." 3 PM, Speck Auditorium, MBL
Carlos Duarte, Spanish Research Council. "Facing the global loss of seagrass meadows: Trends, causes, outlook and opportunities"
Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Understanding the ocean's biological pump"
Christopher Reddy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Searching for Subsurface plumes in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon accident"
Thompson Webb III, Brown University. "Climate warming and vegetation changes in North America since the ‘Last Ice Age’ 21,000 years ago"
Monice Turner, University of Wisconsin. "Landscape heterogeneity, disturbance and ecosystem function"
Mark Serreze, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado. "Environmental impacts of a shrinking Arctic sea ice cover." 3 PM, Speck Auditorium
Peter Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. "Exotic earthworm invasion and soil carbon in forests." 3 PM, Speck Auditorium.
George Kling, University of Michigan. "Using ecosystems science to solve problems: The case of killer lakes in Africa."3 PM, Lillie Auditorium
Cabell Davis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "The effects of local to climate scale physical forcing on the Northwest Atlantic fishery ecosystem: Will climate change cause a collapse?" 3 PM, Speck Auditorium
Bess Ward, Princeton University. Biogeochemistry and molecular ecology of the marine nitrogen cycle. 3 PM, Speck Auditorium.
Peter Ward, University of Washington
"Is past global warming in deep time a clue to the near future on Earth?"
Steward Pickett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
"Urban ecology: Approach and insights as illustrated by the Baltimore Ecosystems Study Long-Term Ecological Research project"
Ivette Perfecto, Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, “Special ecology in a coffee agroecosystem: Implications for biological control of pests and diseases”
Ruth DeFries, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
“Land use transitions in the tropics”
Mike Behrenfeld, Oregon State University
“New insights into global ocean primary production.”
Tim Fahey, Cornell University
“Energy supply for the below-ground community.”
Kristina Sundback, Göteborg University, Sweden
“Role of benthic microalgae in nutrient cycling and resilience in shallow water sediment systems.”
Ian Bowles, Secretary of the Environment and Energy, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
"Science, public policy and economics of clean energy in the Commonwealth”
Paul Mayewski, University of Maine
“Naturally and humanly forced climate change – an ice core perspective.”
Margaret Palmer, University of Maryland Chesapeake Biological Laboratory,
“What happens to terrestrial carbon when it enters aquatic ecosystems?”
Barbara Bond, Oregon State University
“Size matters: Impacts of big trees and big mountains on water fluxes.”
James Cloern, U. S. Geological Survey
“The altered states of San Francisco Bay: Surprises from three decades of observation.”
John Holdren, Woods Hole Research Center
“Meeting the climate change challenge.”