The SFU School of Environmental Science is pleased to announce the Spring 2024 Seminar Series featuring renowned researchers and scientists on some of the world's most pressing environmental concerns.


When:  Every second Tuesday starting January 16th and ending March 26th, 2024.

Refreshments: 3 PM
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Location: ASB 10900, SFU Burnaby Campus


If you have any queries regarding the seminar series or require administrative support, please contact You can also subscribe to the seminar calendar below. 


Tues Jan 16

ASB 10900

Coastal Marine Science and Management Mini Conference

Shahin Dashtgard   Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, SFU
"Geology of the Fraser River Delta"

Brett Van Porten
   Assistant Professor, School of Resources and Environmental Management, SFU
"Decision-making in fisheries management"

Kieran Cox   Liber Ero and NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, SFU
"Something Sounds Fishy: Bioacoustics, Habitat Protection, and Policy in the Northeast Pacific"

Tues Jan 30

ASB 10900

Jesse Hahm
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, SFU

"The expansion and contraction of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: new insights from high-resolution mapping"

Tues Feb 13

ASB 10900

Sean Smukler
Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

"Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Natural Climate Solutions for British Columbia Agriculture"

Tues Feb 27

ASB 10900


Tues Mar 12

ASB 10900

Jessica Pilarczyk
Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, SFU

"Coastal sedimentary archives of prehistoric earthquakes and tsunamis"

Tues Mar 26

ASB 10900

Undergraduate Honours Thesis Showcase

Yanik Nill  "A comparison of wildfire burn severity assessments across the pyro-ecozones of British Columbia"

Chloe Ross  "Repeat multibeam surveys to quantify sediment transport and bed cover variability in bedrock canyons"

Grace Sabo "Exploring Wildlife Diversity Patterns in Relation to Water Proximity and Forest Structure"  

Helen Wong  "Analysing Microplastic Pollution on Sandy Beaches in the Lower Mainland"