Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2008 Schedule

Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands
Conference Room, Phelps Lab
Wednesdays 11:45 – 12:35 pm

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27Mark Brown, Interim Director, Center for Wetlands
Mark Clark, Assistant professor, UF Soil and Water Sciences
Introduction… food for thought
3Jonathon Martin, Professor, UF Geological SciencesThe subterranean estuary: What are the magnitudes of submarine groundwater discharge, what are sources of water, how much elemental cycling occurs, and are nutrient fluxes important?
10Daniel McLaughlin, Doctoral Candidate, Environmental Engineering SciencesEcohydrologic evaluation of wetlands on clay settling areas
17John Burns, Principal Scientist, MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.Cyanobacteria – An international perspective on the world’s need for water
24Vicky Hoge,Environmental Scientist IV, St. John’s River Water Management DistrictThe use of liquid alum and alum residual to reduce phosphorus loading in the Lake Apopka and Upper Ocklawaha River basins
1Bob Knight, President & Enviornmental Scientist, Wetland Solutions, Inc.Engineered wetlands for mitigation of regional groundwater contamination by nitrate nitrogen
8Mark Brown , Professor, UF Environmental Engineering SciencesThe Value of Water: Environmental accounting for full cost recovery
15Claire L. Schelske, Professor Emeritus, UF Fisheries & Aquatic SciencesA new look at the abrupt change in primary producers in Lake Apopka
22Dean Dobberfuhl, Ph.D., Technical Program Manager, St. John’s River Water Management DistrictEffects of urban development on tributaries of the Lower St. Johns River, Florida
29Mark Hostetler, Associate Professor, UF Wildlife Ecology and ConservationWHY THE HECK SHOULD I MOW MY LAWN? Thoughts, policies, and research on developing and maintaining sustainable communities
5Brian Katz, Research Hydrologist, USGS TallahasseeEstimating nitrogen loading to ground water and assessing vulnerability to nitrate contamination in the karstic Ichetucknee Springs Basin
12Vic Engel, Hydrologist, Everglades National Park
Michael Sukop and Shadab Anwar, FIU Dept. of Earth Sciences
A Overview of two regional stormwater treatment facilities designed to treat agricultural runoff in the TCAA
19Tom Frazer, Associate Professor, UF Fisheries & Aquatic SciencesIs increased nutrient delivery compromising the ecological integrity of Florida’s spring-fed coastal rivers?
3Mark Rains, Associate Professor, Department of Geology, University of South FloridaControls on physical and chemical hydrology and associated ecological structure and function in barrier island mangroves, Indian River Lagoon, Florida

Students may register for 1 hour credit under SOS 6932 section 1506 or ENV 6935 section 9041