Science Expert Interviews

Developed by the 2020-21
SE CASC Global Change Fellows

2020 - 2021 Global Change Fellow Science Expert Videos

The 2020 – 2021 cohort of SE CASC Global Change Fellows created intriguing science expert videos that communicate the state of the science of various landscape conservation challenges related to global change in the southeastern United States. Students chose a topic of interest, interviewed an expert in the field, and created an informative video and blog post to share what they learned. Explore these informative videos and corresponding blogs below.


Coastal Habitat Transformation: Mangrove Range Expansion at the Expense of Saltmarsh and its Ecological Implications
Interviewer: Justine Neville
Interviewee: Dr. Michael J. Osland (Research Ecologist, USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center)
Watch the video  |  Read the blog post


Urban Biodiversity and Urban Ecology
Interviewer: Jin Bai
Interviewee: Dr. Madhusudan Katti (Associate Professor, College of Natural Resources, NCSU)
Watch the video  |  Read the blog post

 


Considering Traditional Ecological Knowledges in Climate Adaptation Planning
Interviewer: Megan Johnson
Interviewee: Dr. Casey Thornbrugh (Tribal Climate Science Liaison for USET and the NE and SE Climate Adaptation Science Centers)
Watch the video  |  Read the blog post


Cape Lookout LighthouseCultural Landscapes and Policy
Interviewer: Rebecca Asser
Interviewee: Dr. Gavin Smith (Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, North Carolina State University)
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The State of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
Interviewer: Ámbar Torres Molinari
Interviewee: Dr. Astrid Schnetzer (Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NCSU)
Watch the video  |  Read the blog post

 


Urban Insects: Current Research and Future Directions
Interviewer: Kate Gorman
Interviewee: Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt (Assistant Professor and Extension Urban Ecology Specialist, NC State University)
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ThunderstormForecasting Rivers in the Sky: Rising Temperatures Could Intensify West Coast Rainfall
Interviewer: Greta Easthom
Interviewee: Dr. Gary Lackmann (Professor, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State University)
Watch the video  |  Read the blog post


Where are they now? Dr. Danielle Lawson, 2018-2019 Global Change Fellow
Interviewer: Kathryn Jewell
Interviewee: Dr. Danielle Lawson (2018-2019 Global Change Fellow and Assistant Professor, Penn State University)
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Turning the Science of Connectivity into Action
Interviewer: Samantha Jordt
Interviewee: Dr. Jennifer Costanza (Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, NCSU)
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New Drought Severity Index Considers Water Demand in Times of Drought to Reduce Water Deficit
Interviewer: Hemant Kumar
Interviewee: Dr. Naresh Devineni (Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The City University of New York)
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