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Fulbright adventures in Finland: Mathematical models from soil to satellite

October 6 @ 3:10 pm - 4:10 pm CDT

All are welcome to join us for the upcoming mathematics colloquium presented by John Zobitz, Professor of Mathematics and Data Science.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 

3:10 – 4:10 PM

Hagfors 150A


Fulbright adventures in Finland: Mathematical models from soil to satellite


The Fulbright program supports students and faculty to engage in international exchanges and scholarship abroad. Last year I was fortunate to travel abroad with my family (even during a pandemic!) to Finland to work on a project that developed mathematical models for soil carbon following forest fires. This project involved an interesting mix of mathematics, data science, and some extra persistence and perseverance. This talk will describe some of the lessons learned from Finland, describe the project results, and provide perspectives on how ecological data informs mathematical models.


Come for the opportunity to learn about a fascinating country and stay for some interesting data visualization!


October 6
3:10 pm - 4:10 pm CDT
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Rebekah Dupont
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Augsburg University Hagfors 150A
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Minneapolis, MN 55454-1350 United States
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