Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2009 Schedule

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

Click on titles to watch the recorded presentations.

26Mark Brown, Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences & Mark Clark, Assistant professor, Soil and Water SciencesIntroduction… food for thought
2Mike Shirley, Ph.D., Director of GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve (website)Promoting sustainable land use ethics through science-based programming: managing a national estuarine research reserve
9Harvey Harper III, PE, President of Environmental Research & Design, Orlando, FLThe role of nutrient limitation in lake restoration (audio missing at very beginning and latter third of of presentation
16Rafael Munoz-Carpena, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFWater balance, seasonal hydroperiod variation and residence time of small natural freshwater wetlands in the humid tropics in Costa Rica (link is .pptx file only, no voice recorded due to technical difficulties)
23Christa Zweig, Postdoctoral Associate, FL Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Res. Unit, UFVegetation ecology of the Everglades: implications for Restoration
30Todd LeVasseur, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Religion, UFIf you drill it, it will drain: complexities in Wargal, India
7Erich Marzolf, Environmental Specialist VI, St. John’s River Water Management DistrictMaking the most of reclaimed water: water and nutrients (no audio, powerpoint only)
14David Tomasko, Ph.D.,Sr. Environmental Scientist IV/Manager, Watershed Science and Assessment Program, PBS&JThe role of quantitative pollution ecology in water resource management – some examples from Florida
21Courtney Hart, GIS Analyst, Idea Integration, consultant to SJRWMDUsing hyperspectral imagery to detect submerged aquatic vegetation in the St. Johns River
28Ron Chandler, Associate in Research, Environmental Scientist, The Water Atlas, USFResolving sustainability at the lot, block and neighborhood level
4Joe Stewart, PE, Engineer Scientist, St. John’s River Water Management DistrictHydraulic and hydrodynamic characteristics of the Middle St Johns River, Florida
18Matthew Cohen, Assistant Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UFEcohydrology of self-organized patterned landscapes in the Everglades
2Debra Childs Woithe, Consulting Environmental Scientist, Debra Childs Woithe, Inc.Habitat monitoring and performance measures: development of a statewide habitat reporting system for 6 priority habitats (springs, softwater streams, seagrass, coral, sandhill and scrub)

Students may register for 1 hour credit under SWS 4932/section 7076, SWS 6932/section 1506 or ENV 6935 (call 392-0842 for section #).