Science Speaker Presentations

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Presentation Presenter Comments
Pesticides Paul Baker

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Termites Paul Baker

4 weeks advance notice required.

Environmental Issues Paul Baker

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Sound, Music, Birdsongs and Earthquakes William Bickel

Requires 1 month advance notice.

The Role of Basic Physics in Future Communication Rolf Binder

8 weeks advance notice required.

Near Earth Objects Andrea Boattini

2 Weeks Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

The Catalina Sky Survey Andrea Boattini

2 Weeks Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

The New Frontier: Beyond Neptune Andrea Boattini

2 Weeks Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

Minor Planets in the Solar System Andrea Boattini

2 Weeks Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

Lakes Andrew Cohen

A few weeks advance notice required.

Summary of Antarctic Research Salvatore Consalvi

1 Month Advance Notice

Deep Field Camps: Working in Remote and Isolated Salvatore Consalvi

1 month advance, can adjust for any audience

Opportunities and Adventures for the Earth Scientist Salvatore Consalvi

1 month Advance, can alter for any audience

Glacier Studies in Alaska and Antarctica Salvatore Consalvi

1 month advance, can adjust for any audience

Mathematics, Science and the Continuing Search for ET Carl DeVito

For high school students or general groups of people that are high school aged or older.

The Cosmic Horizon Melia Fulvio

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Black Hole at the Center of our Galaxy Melia Fulvio

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe Melia Fulvio

2-3 weeks advance notice required.

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Environment Barry D. Ganapol

3 weeks advance notice required.

How Climate Change Affects the Southwest United States Gregg Garfin

1 month notice preferred; projector needed; consultation preferred, in order to home in on best match between audience and topic 

From the Parched Past to 2014 and Beyond Gregg Garfin

1 month notice preferred; projector needed; consultation preferred, in order to home in on best match between audience and topic 

Climate Change in the Southwest United States Gregg Garfin

2 Weeks advanced notice

Increasing Adaptation Resilience to Climate Extremes Gregg Garfin

1 month advanced notice

Working with decision makers to plan for environmental challenges Gregg Garfin

1 month advanced notice

Use of Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Management D. Phillip Guertin

A few days advance notice required. Suitable for grades 3-5.

Knowledge from Decay: how Radiocarbon Dating illuminates the past Greg Hodgins

1 month advanced notice required.

Sirius the brightest diamond in the night sky Jay Holberg

1 week advance notice required.

White Dwarf Stars Jay Holberg

1 week advance notice required.

How Do Cells Communicate? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

How Do Hormones Work? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

How the Brain Works: Brain Chemistry Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

Pain and Addiction: Are They Related? Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

Tanning Without Sun Victor Hruby

Talk should be scheduled a few days in advance.

The Chemistry of Human Behavior Victor Hruby
Telemedicine: Getting Healthcare to People Far Away - Including Space! Elizabeth Krupinski

2 weeks advance notice recommended.

Using Solar, Wind, and/or Biomass Energy Dennis Larson
Mapping and Monitoring the Environment: Thirty Years of Remote Sensing of Planet Earth Stuart Marsh
Searches for Other Planetary Systems Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Adaptive Optics Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Hubble Space Telescope and UA Astronomy Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Liquid Nitrogen Demonstration and Miscellaneous Astronomy Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Mount Graham and Large Telescopes Don McCarthy

3-4 weeks advance notice required.

Is it getting hotter, or is it just Tucson Guy McPherson
Peak Oil: The collapse of civilization: the good, the bad, and the unknown Guy McPherson
Why you should care about the price of oil Guy McPherson
Hydrology: The Science of Water Thomas Meixner

Need 1 month and projector. Presentation also focuses on water sources and challenges for Tucson. 

The Phases of Matter Anthony Muscat

2 weeks advance notice required.

The Next Generation of Computer Chips Anthony Muscat

2 weeks advance notice required.

Where did Earth water come from? Ilaria Pascucci

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

Strange New Worlds Ilaria Pascucci

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

Modeling Carbon monoxide and dust emissions Aishwarya Raman

1 month advanced notice, projector needed 

High-Tech Toys in our Future and Space Spinoffs Kumar Ramohalli

1 week advance notice required.

The Space Debris Environmental Problem Aaron J Rosengren

1 Month Advanced Notice, Projector Needed

Agriculture and the Environment Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Environmental Science and Sustainability Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Soil and Water Conservation and Sustainability Jeff Silvertooth

1 month advance notice required.

Meteorites: Rocks from Space Tim Swindle

Grades 3 and up; 1 month advance notice; screen needed

Working (and Living) in Antarctica Tim Swindle

Grades 3 and up; 1 month advance notice; screen needed

The Searches for Life on Mars Tim Swindle

1 month advance notice; screen needed

Where Stars and Planets Are Born Shirley Yancy

Projector needed for laptop


60 presentations


28 speakers