Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2014 Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:45 – 12:35 PM, Phelps Lab 101
Brown bag (bring lunch if you’d like), the public is welcome & students may register for 1 credit:
ENV 6935, SWS 4932, SWS 6932, or online: contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for section #

27Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
Introduction…food for thought
3Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UFSystems Ecology/Ecological Engineering at UF: a 40 year retrospective
10Robert Hensley, Post-Doctoral Associate, School Forest Resources and Conservation, UFMeasuring nitrogen spiraling in large rivers
17In lieu of a W3 speaker this week, we invite you to view Dr. Peter Groffman’s talk15th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum Keynote talk: The Bio-Geo-Socio-Chemistry of Nitrogen in Urban Watersheds
24Christine A. Klein, Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law & Director, LL.M. Program in Environmental & Land Use Law, UFMississippi River Tragedies: Unnatural River, Unnatural Disaster (no audio)
1Benjamin Baiser, Assistant Professor,Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, UFCauses and consequences of the network structure of food webs (no audio)
8Estelle Robichaux, Program Analyst, Mississippi River Delta Program, Environmental Defense FundMississippi River Delta Restoration
15Ellen Herbert, Ph.D. candidate, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana UniversityEutrophication, Salinization, and Sea-Level Rise: Insights into the effects of multiple stressors on the persistence of tidal wetlands (audio only)
22Christine VanZomeren, Ph.D. candidate, Soil and Water Science, UFBiogeochemical cycling of organic nitrogen in subtropical wetlands (audio only)
29Bruce Nodine, Search, Inc., Gainesville, FLHistorical and cultural resources from a Florida spring (no recording)
5Daniel Slone, Research Ecologist, USGS Southeast Ecological Science Center, UFDiscovery, mapping and characterization of seagrass beds using manatee telemetry, spatial modeling, and a camera-based sampling system
12Subodh Acharya, Post-Doctoral Associate, School Forest Resources and Conservation, UFHydrologic feedbacks and the evolution of ridge-slough pattern in the Everglades
19Sherry Brandt-Williams, Watershed Section Lead, Supervisory Scientist, St. Johns River Water Management DistrictExploring the use of watershed scale numeric indices to plan for large river basin restoration and remediation
3Fangli Su, Shenyang Agricultural University, ChinaWetland research in Shuangtai Estuary Wetland in China