Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2008 and later includes links to recorded seminar slideshows with audio

Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 2021 Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:45 – 12:35 PM, EST
Webinar format until further notice, Zoom links will be provided to students.
***The public can view livestreams and recordings on our YouTube channel.***
Students may register for 1 credit: ENV 6935, SWS 4932, or SWS 6932, contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for SWS section #
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January
13

Kimberly Van Meter, Assistant Professor, Ecohydrology, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago &
Frederick Cheng, PhD Student/Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada

Wetlandscapes: Land-Use legacies and water quality futures
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20 James Morris, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, Baruch Institute for Marine & Coastal Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC The responses of coastal marshes to rising sea level and their strange harmonics in 4D- with a twist: it’s a symphony
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27 Bregje van Wesenbeeck,

Associate Professor, Coastal Engineering and Ecology at Delft University of Technology; Senior researcher at Deltares, Delft, the Netherlands

Nature-based solutions for coastal resilience: from science to implementation
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February
3

Miles Medina, Environmental Scientist/Consultant, Wood, Gainesville, FL

Seasonal dynamics of terrestrially sourced nitrogen influenced Karenia brevis blooms off Florida’s southern Gulf Coast
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10 Keryn Gedan, Assistant Professor of Biology, George Washington University, DC Ghosts of the coast: Ecological investigations of a mid-Atlantic ghost forest
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17 David W. Johnston, Associate Professor, Marine Conservation Ecology, Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing Lab, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC Unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS) are transforming marine science and conservation
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24 Anna Armitage, Professor, Department of Marine Biology, Texas A&M University at Galveston, TX Climate change and coastal ecosystems: Ecological consequences of mangrove expansion into Gulf of Mexico salt marshes
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March
3

Heida Diefenderfer, Restoration Ecologist, Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sequim, WA

Applying cumulative effects and long-term ecological research to strategically advance large-scale ecosystem restoration
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10 Leonardo Bertassello, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Environmental Change Initiative, University of Notre Dame, IN Dynamic spatiotemporal patterns of metapopulation occupancy in wetlandscapes
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17 Sam Zipper, Assistant Scientist, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS No Flow? No Problem! Drivers of flow and long-term change in non-perennial streams
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24 Lauren Koenig, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Taking the “pulse” of river ecosystems: from stream reaches to watersheds
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31 Alice Besterman, NE CASC Postdoctoral Fellow, Buzzards Bay Coalition, Woodwell Climate Research Center Buying time – Salt marsh adaptive management to sea level rise using runnels
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April
7 Samantha Chapman, Professor, Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA Warming and mangrove encroachment alter above- and belowground processes with positive implications for surface elevation maintenance: findings from the WETFEET project
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