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Newsletter Announcements for the week of December 3, 2017

Please submit newsletter information to Pam at chripame@isu.edu

Department News

Dr. Antonio Castro was selected as Associate Editor of Journal of Arid Environments (2017- )

Publications

Francis Turkelboom, Sander Jacobs, Eszter Kelemen, Marina García-Llorente, Francesc Baró, Pam Berry, Michael Leone, Marijke Thoonen, Mette Termansen, Ágnes Kalóczkai, Angheluta Vadineanu, Castro, A.J., Bálint Czúcz, Christine Röckmannx, Daniel Wurbs, David N. Barton, David Odee, Elena Preda, Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Erik Stange, Graciela Rusch, Guillermo Martínez Pastur, Ignacio Palomo, Jan Dick, Jim Casaer, Jiska van Dijk, Joerg A. Priess, Johannes Langemeyer, Jyri Mustajoki, Leena Kopperoinen, Martin J. Baptist, Pablo Luis Peri, Raktima Mukherjee, Réka Aszalós, S.B. Roy, Sandra Luque, Verónica Rusch. (2017) When we cannot have it all: Ecosystem Services Trade-offs in real-life planning contexts. Ecosystem Services (in press).

Trachtenberg, Z., Castro, A.J., Gates, K., Randall, A., Schlupp, I., Soreghan, L. Theriault, N., Wieters, N.M., (in press). (2017) (Inter) facing the Anthropocene: Representing an interdisciplinary interaction. Resilience Journal (in press).

Balvanera, P., Calderon-Contreras, Castro, A. J. R., Ruiz Mercado, I, Geijzendorffer, I., Jacobs, S., Felipe-Lucia, Ilse R. Geijzendorffer, Sander Jacobs, Berta Martín-López, Ugo Arbieu, Chinwe Ifejika Speranza, Bruno Locatelli, Natalia Pérez Harguindeguy, Ilse Ruiz Mercado, Marja J. Spierenburg, Améline Vallet, Laura Lynes, Lindsey Gillson. (2017) Interconnected place-based social-ecological research is needed to inform global sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (in press).

Rodríguez-Caballero, E., Castro, A.J., Chamizo, Cristina Quintas-Soriano, Marina García-Llorente, Yolanda Cantón, Bettina Weber. (2017) Ecosystem services provided by biocrusts: from ecosystem function to social values. Journal of Arid Environments (in press).

Martín-López, B, Palomo, I., García-Llorente, M., Iniesta-Arandía, I., Castro, A.J., Gómez-Baggethun, E., Montes, C. (2017). Delineating social-ecological systems boundaries: a social-ecoregional approach. Land Use Policy, Volume 66, 90–104

Grants

Ecosystem Functional Diversity of the Circumpolar Arctic. NASA ROSES 2016 A.50 GEO Work Programme solicitation. $606,666 (2018-2020) (Epstein, H., PI; Alcaraz-Segura, D., PI; Castro AJ., Collaborator)

Seminars

Jonathan Dudko, DA graduate student with Dr. David Delehanty, will present his proposal seminar Thursday, December 7, 2017, in Lecture Center 10 at noon.

Maryam Kalifa, PhD graduate student with Dr. Jack Rose, will present her proposal seminar Thursday, December 14, 2017, in Lecture Center 10 at noon.

ISU Academic Calendar

December 4 Late 8-week and full semester course grading opens
December 4-8 Closed week
December 11 Summer 2018 Class Schedule viewable online (subject to change)
December 11-15 FINAL Examinations
December 19 Late 8-week and full semester course grading closes at 5 p.m.
December 22 Fall grades post to student transcript

Payroll Information

Our pay period ends Saturday, December 2. Please be sure to submit your time by Monday, December 4 at noon. This gives your approver time to approve your time card and fix any problems by Tuesday, December 5 when time cards are due to Payroll.

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