Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

FALL 2021 SCHEDULE

Special topic for this semester is Coastal Systems, co-hosted by the UF CENTER FOR COASTAL SOLUTIONS

Wednesdays, 11:45 – 12:35 PM, EST
Webinar format for the public, Zoom links will be provided to distance 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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AUGUST
25

Christine Angelini, Associate Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences
Mark ClarkAssociate Professor, Soil & Water Sciences
David Kaplan, Associate Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences

Introduction to the seminar series, academic programs, research centers
SEPTEMBER
1

Chuanmin Hu, Professor
Optical Oceanography, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Rising green tides and golden tides: An oceanographic regime shift?
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8 Debra Hernandez, Executive Director, Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Coastal and Ocean Observing in the Southeast: Old and new technologies and techniques to meet community information needs
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15 Myoseon Jang, Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Atmospheric processes of aerosolized algal toxins generated from red and green water

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22 Nancy Denslow, Professor And Director Of Aquatic Toxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine, UF

Agricultural pesticides and wastewater contaminants & the challenges they present to aquatic life

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29 Sherry Larkin, Professor, Food and Resource Economics Department; Director, Florida Sea Grant Florida Sea Grant 101
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OCTOBER
6

Mike Allen, Professor, School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences; Director, Nature Coast Biological Station, UF

Exploring implications of a snook expansion into northern Florida for food webs and minimum flows in coastal springs and rivers
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13 Christa Court, Assistant Professor, Regional Economics, Food and Resource Economics Department; Director, Economic Impact Analysis Program, UF

Quantifying the economic impacts of harmful algal blooms

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20 Cynthia Heil, Director, Red Tide Institute & Manager, HAB Mitigation & Ecology Program, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL Red tide demise: What’s the status of Florida red tide mitigation research?
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27 Frank Muller-Karger, Professor
Biological Oceanography and Remote Sensing, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Marine Life 2030: User requirements, standards, and best practices for marine biodiversity information for the ocean decade

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NOVEMBER
3

Tom Bianchi, Professor of Geology, Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences, UF

Carbon processing at the land-ocean interface: challenges in the 21st century
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10 Tom Ankersen, Legal Skills Professor; Conservation Clinic Director, Levin College of Law, UF Who owns the shoreline: the law and policy of ambulatory boundaries
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17 Kate Hubbard Research Scientist, Director, FWC Center for Red Tide Research, FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWC-FWRI)  Expanding the toolbox for observing and understanding harmful algal bloom dynamics
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December
1 Jason Evans, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Studies, Stetson University, DeLand, FL Coastal watershed management and the rising seas: A few tales of science, policy, models, and decision-making in the U.S. southeast Atlantic  
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