Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2010 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.

25Mark Brown, Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences
Mark Clark, Assistant professor, Soil and Water Sciences
Introduction… food for thought
1Andre Clewell, Ph.D., former FSU faculty, Pres. Emeritus of the Society for Ecological RestorationLessons from Howards Prairie: Watershed Degradation and Restoration Approaches
8Roy R. “Robin” Lewis III , President, Lewis Environmental Services, Inc., Salt Springs, FLSeagrass conservation and restoration in Florida and the Caribbean Sea
15Frank Baker, Environmental Scientist, Florida Watershed Coordinator, EPAThe watershed approach to water quality restoration – everyone is part of the problem, everyone is part of the solution (no audio)
22Robert Hensley, Ph.D. student, School of Natural Resources and Environment, UFMorphologic and vegetative controls on solute transport in Florida’s spring-fed rivers
29Mary Paulic, Florida Department of Environmental ProtectionThe Orange Creek Basin Management Action Plan: A tool for water quality restoration
6Maria Lucia Silveira, Asst. Professor, Soil and Water Science, UFPasture fertilization and water quality issues in South Florida
13Bob Swett, Assoc. Professor, Forest Resources and Conservation, UFCoastal and marine spatial planning in Florida
20Stuart Muller, Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFAn adaptive spatially-distributed water-quality model for the coastal Everglades
27Peter Sheng, Associate in Research, Environmental Scientist, The Water Atlas, USFEffect of wetlands on storm surge and waves
3David Kaplan , Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFAn ecohydrological model to assess the restoration potential of a degraded bald cypress (Taxodium distichum [L.] Rich.) floodplain swamp in south Florida (postponed until 01/26/2011)
10Jay Sah, Research Assoc., Southeast Environmental Research Center, FIUThe changing face of endangered species habitat management challenges in the Himalayan Foothill floodplains and Everglades wetland
17Robert Virnstein, Ph.D., Seagrass Ecosystems AnalystsThe importance of macroalgae in seagrass ecosystems
1Paul Monaghan, Asst. Professor, Agricultural Education & Communication, UFResidential landscaping behavior and water quality in Florida: barriers to sustainability and opportunities for change

Students may register for 1 hour credit under SWS 4932/section 7076, SWS 6932/section 1506.