G. Jonathon Day
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Climate change adaptations and mitigation with a focus on tourism systems, sustainable tourism, destination management, corporate social responsibility and environmental programs in hospitality and tourism related companies
Visual and Performing Arts
An interdisciplinary artist, combining video, performance, painting, photography and assemblage. Current work focuses on humankind’s use of the poetics of art to confront and examine our often tenuous, physical, intellectual, and emotional relationships with art, nature and time
Global climate change politics, esp. the role of emerging powers and the design of review mechanisms in the Paris Agreement; the interface between science and policy/politics/diplomacy; cognition and emotion in climate-related decision-making, esp. future thinking.
Forestry And Natural Resources
Work to improve the utility of trees, poplars (Populusspp.) in particular, as a bioenergy crop—including efforts to insert into poplar genes that affectcell-wall properties (e.g., lignin content and composition, and cellulose configuration); water-use efficiency; and poplar’s ability to remediate contaminated sites
G021E Pfendler Hall
Dept Earth, Atmospheric, And Planetary Sci
Stable isotope biogeochemistry, Nitrogen cycling in aquatic and soil systems, regional air/water pollution, mass-independent isotope effects and their use in paleoclimatology and aerosol chemistry, isotope effects in gas phase reactions, modeling isotopes in atmospheric chemistry
Environmental & Ecological Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Work on modeling the impacts of climate extremes and climate change on the reliability and resiliency of energy infrastructure using risk and decision analysis,simulation, statistical modeling and big data analytics
Evolution, ecology and diversity of behavior in prehistoric and modern populations of hunter-gatherers; effects that climatic change, variation of food-availability and-distribution had on the diet of some of the first North American native populations.