Natural Science Seminar Series: Spring 2004


February 2, 2004

The Effects of Reduced Anthelmintic Treatment on the Warren Wilson Cattle
Nina Elliott
Mentors: Jeff Holmes and Bob Eckstein

Road Mortality on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Anna Halligan
Mentor: Lou Weber

February 9, 2004

Agricultural Effects on the Water Quality of Bull/Shope Creek, North Carolina
Dana Robison
Mentor: Mark Brenner

Renovation of the Warren Wilson Apple Orchard.
Guest Student Seminar: Marc Williams
Mentor: Laura Lengnick

February 16, 2004

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Differences Between an Agro-Forestry Polyculture System and a Secondary Forest in the Caribbean Lowlands of Talamanca, Costa Rica.
Guest Student Seminar: Ginelle Heller
Mentor: Lou Weber

A Survey of Roadkill Along the Blue Ridge Parkway
Matt Moerschbacher
Mentor: Lou Weber

February 23, 2004

Red and White Oak Regeneration On Jones Mountian
Michael Talbot
Mentor: Greg Ettl

Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Oak-aged Liquors
Cameron Bingham
Mentor: Dean Kahl

February 24, 2004

Visualizing Chemistry through Electron Density and Quantum Chemical Calculations
Guest Seminar: Dr. George Heard
Note: Sigma Xi Lecture at UNC-Asheville, Rhoades Hall

March 1, 2004

Phthalate Analysis in Household Air Fresheners
Allison Turner
Mentor: John Brock

Analysis of an Advanced Tropospheric Ozone Model
James Beidler
Mentor: Dean Kahl

March 8, 2004

Behavioral Changes after Chronic Despramine Treatment in Rats: Role of Norepinephrine in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex
Erin Worthy
Mentor: Vicki Collins

March 22, 2004

Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) Decline from White Pine Blister Rust (Cronartium ribicola) in Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington
Faculty Seminar: Dr. Greg Ettl

March 29, 2004

Floral Traits in Macromeria viridiflora: Ecology Influencing Evolution
Faculty Seminar: Dr. Amy Boyd

April 5, 2004

Use of Consumer Grade Digital Cameras for Astronomical Imaging
Faculty Seminar: Dr. Donald Collins

April 26, 2004

Sustainable Agriculture and Conservation of Biodiversity in Bolivia.
Alumni Seminar: Andrew Brown (1986)
Note: Andrew is completing his Master of Science at University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point