Biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene: Environmental Lunchtime Discussion
How do we link carbon and climate feedbacks to social feedbacks and environmental humanities? Dag O. Hessen talks on Biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene.
Dag Olav Hessen is a biologist with major interests in food web ecology and “ecological stoichiometry” in aquatic food-webs. He works at the newly started Centre for Biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene (CBA), an interdisciplinary center consisting of talented employees from the Department of Geosciences, the Department of Biosciences and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oslo. The centre works to assess and predict changes in global carbon cycling by integrating research at various scales from the molecular level to organisms, catchments, and up to regions.
About the event
The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We will invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.