IGERT Discussion Groups

APRIL

LUNES          30 de abril de 2012 Documental

Para Llegar a Tiempo: Transepto Socio-Ecológico del Karso Norteño)

Presentación por productores del documental, Waldemar Alcobas y Joel Mercado

LUNES          23 de abril de 2012 Invitado

Ing. Pablo Cruz-Morales, Supervisor de Bosque, El Bosque Nacional de El Yunque

Esfuerzos de Conservación del USFS en el Corredor Ecológico

LUNES          9 de abril de 2012 Presentación estudiante IGERT

Estudiante: Jeiger Medina-Muñiz, Presentación de Investigación

LUNES          2 de abril de 2012 Presentación estudiante IGERT

Estudiante: Jessica Castro-Prieto, Discusión de artículo arbitrado

 

MARCH

LUNES          19 de marzo de 2012 Presentación Estudiante IGERT

Estudiante: Daniel Dávila-Casanova, Presentación de Investigación

LUNES          12 de marzo de 2012 Invitados

Presentaciones: Áreas Verdes SJ Ultra, Hernández-García, Verdejo-Ortiz, Santiago-Bartolomei, Ramos-Santiago y Villanueva-Cubero

LUNES          5 de marzo de 2012 Invitado

Dr. José Seguinot-Barbosa, Departamento de Salud Ambiental, Escuela Graduada de Salud Pública, Recinto de Ciencias Médicas de Puerto Rico: Aspectos legales sobre el uso y manejo de los espacios marinos protegidos de Puerto Rico

 

FEBRUARY

LUNES          27 de febrero de 2012 Invitada

Lic. María Giménez, Universidad de Murcia, Derecho ambiental en relación a la gestión integrada del manejo de zonas costeras y a áreas protegidas

MIÉRCOLES            22 de febrero de 2012 Invitada

Dra. Jeanine Rhemtulla, McGill School of Environment & Department of Geography

Landscape ecology in urban gardens in India

LUNES          13 de febrero de 2012 Discusión de artículo arbitrado

Leaf-traits and growth allometry explain competition and differences in response to climatic change in a temperate forest landscape: a simulation study. Annals of Botany, Volume 108, Issue 5, pp. 885-894. Presentadora: Dra. Mei Yu, ITES

LUNES          6 de febrero de 2012 Invitado

Sr. Raimundo Espinoza, Puerto Rico Conservation Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy Caribbean Program

 

JANUARY

LUNES          30 de enero de 2012 Documental

Braving Iraq: Restoring the Garden of Eden

 

DECEMBER

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Guest Speaker:  Arleen Hernández, PhD, Deanship of Academic Affairs, UPR

Presentation: Re-Engineering Registration and the PowerCampus System

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Documentary and Guest Speakers regarding the theme “Sustainability and Agriculture”, documentary: Power of Community- How Cuba Survived Peak Oil http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIC-0JYoDs8

Web Resource: http://www.powerofcommunity.org/cm/index.php

Moderator: JULIO M. SANTIAGO-RÍOS

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Peer-reviewed article discussion:

(1)  The Ethical Implications of Sea-Level Rise Due to Climate Change  Byravan and Chella Rajan (2010)

Moderator: ARELIS AROCHO-MONTES

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Documentary: Cuba – The Accidental Eden

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/cuba-the-accidental-eden/video-full-episode/5834/

Moderator: LUIS VILLANUEVA-CUBERO


OCTOBER

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Peer-reviewed article discussion:

. (1) Biology Needs a Modern Assessment System for Professional Productivity

. Lucinda A. McDade, David R. Maddison, Robert Guralnick, Heather A. Piwowar, Mary Liz Jameson, Kristofer M. Helgen, Patrick S. Herendeen, Andrew Hill, and Morgan L. Vis (2011)

. [Available at: http://researchremix.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/bio-2011-61-8-8.pdf]

. (2) Constructing a Broader and More Inclusive Value System in Science

. María Uriarte, Holly A. Ewing, Valeria T. Eviner, and Kathleen C. Weather (2007)

. [Available at: http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1641/B570111]

Moderator: NORA ÁLVAREZ-BERRÍOS

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Guest Speaker: Jorge Bauzá-Ortega, PhD., Scientific Advisor for the San Juan Bay Estuary Program Monitoring and Betterment of the San Juan Bay Estuary and its spaces: lessons learned in an urban estuary.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Peer-reviewed article discussion:

(1)  Integration of spatial suitability analysis for land use planning in coastal areas;

case of Kuala Langat District, Selangor, Malaysia  Sharareh Pourebrahima, Mehrdad Hadipoura, Mazlin Bin Mokhtar (2011)

Moderator: NATALIA ÁLVAREZ-NEGRÓN

 

SEPTEMBER

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Documental: 11th Hour

Moderators: COLIBRÍ SANFIORENZO-BARNHARD and LUIS VILLANUEVA-CUBERO

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Guest Speaker:  KASEY R. JACOBS, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of Natural and Environmental Resources

Web info: http://climaterealityproject.org/

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

IGERT Student Presentation: LUIS VILLANUEVA-CUBERO, Creating a Self-Sustaining Economy, Based on the Conservation of Coastal Recreational Areas in Northeast Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Guest Speakers: WALDEMAR ALCOBAS and JOEL A. MERCADO  Socio-Ecological Transect of Puerto Rico’s Northern Karst Region. Presentation of documentary under edition by its producers (http://tukarso.blogspot.com/p/propuesta.html)

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Documentary: 11th Hour

Moderators: COLIBRÍ SANFIORENZO-BARNHARD and LUIS VILLANUEVA-CUBERO