Original Date: October 17, 2019; Updated: October 22, 2019
Melissa Kenney from the University of Minnesota presented in the John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis 2019 Seminar Series.
A recording of Melissa’s presentation can be found here: https://my.usgs.gov/confluence/display/PowellCenterAdmin/Powell+Center+Seminar+Series+2019
2019 Seminar Series
All seminars are presented online at: zoom.us/j/663855534
Predicting Nature to improve environmental management: How close are we and how do we get there?
When: Monday, October 21st, 11am MT/1pm ET
Presented by: Melissa Kenney – University of Minnesota
Dr. Melissa A. Kenney is an environmental decision scientist with expertise in multidisciplinary, team-based science approaches to solving sustainability challenges. Her research program broadly addresses how to integrate both scientific knowledge and societal values into policy decision-making under uncertainty. Dr. Kenney is also the Associate Director of Knowledge Initiatives at the University of Minnesota’s Institue on the Environment where she directs efforts to build synergy across IonE’s broad scientific research portfolio. She earned a Ph.D. from Duke University, focused on integrating water quality and decision models.
Powell Center Working Group: Operationalizing Ecological Forecasts