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The colloquia series welcomes speakers from across the campus and the world to discuss their research.

All colloquia are scheduled at 3:30pm in Storm Hall 337 most Fridays during the semester unless otherwise noted.

Evaluating Reaction Rates in Complex Multispecies Reactive Transport Problems.
Is it Really Possible?

September 5

Dr. Xavier Sanchez-Vila
Associate Professor of Hydrography Group
Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain


Fifty Years of Change on the US-Mexico Border

September 12

Dr. James Gerber
Professor of Economics
San Diego State University


The Tijuana River Basin: One Area, Two Stories

September 26

Dr. Lina Ojeda Revah
Assistant Professor of Geography
El Colegio de la Frontera, Tijuana, Mexico


Knowledge Networks and Learning:
A Regional Model with Numerical Simulations

The Getis Lecture
October 3
West Commons 220

Dr. Kingsley Haynes
Professor of Public Policy
George Mason University


Revisiting Multi-Disciplinary Problem Solving:
It's Not Where You Take Things From, It's Where You Take Them To

October 10

Dr. George Christakos
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University


What is Your Rational Basis?
On the Need of a Canon for Data-Based Plausible Inference in Risk Analysis

October 17

Dr. Alberto Solana
Professor of Mathematics
Inst. de Matemáticas y Fásica Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid, Spain


Spatial Patterns and Cost Surfaces:
Untangling Trends in Species Conservation

October 24

Dr. Rebecca Lewison
Assistant Professor of Biology
San Diego State University


Don't Tread on Them:
The Population Genetics of Timber Rattlesnakes in Fragmented Landscapes

October 31

Dr. Rulon Clark
Assistant Professor of Biology
San Diego State University


New Research Directions of Internet GIS and Disaster Management
and Lessons Learned from the San Diego 2007 Wildfires

November 7

Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou
Associate Professor of Geography
San Diego State University


Diversity and Journalism:
Neoliberalism in the Newsroom

November 14

Dr. Minelle Mahtani
Assistant Professor of Geography
University of Toronto, Scarborough


Why Walls Won't Work:
The Future of the US-Mexico Borderlands

November 21

Dr. Michael Dear
Professor of Geography
University of Southern California


Some Geostatistical Approaches for Downscaling Spatial Data

December 5

Dr. Phaedon Kyriakidis
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California Santa Barbara

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