Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2015 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 #

26Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
Introduction to the seminar series…food for thought
2Oldemar Carvalho Júnior, Visiting Scholar, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UFThe role of neotropical and giant otters for conservation and social mobilization in Brazil
9Hal Knowles, III, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Natural Resources and Environment; Change Agent, PREC, UFHome is where the heart is: Complexity, pattern, and meaning in short interval residential electric Smart Meter Data
16Tom Kay, Director, Alachua Conservation Trust, Gainesville, FLRestoring the bogs and prairies of Little Orange Creek Preserve
23Nikki Dix, Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra Bch., FLThe role of a National Estuarine Research Reserve in addressing the science and management of wetlands
30Sanjay Shukla, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFPayment for Water Storage and Treatment Services in the Northern Everglades
7David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UFRestore or retreat? Saltwater intrusion and water management in coastal ecosystems
14Jim Jawitz, Associate Chair and Professor, Soil and Water Science, UFWhy is the flow in Silver Springs decreasing?
21Peter Frederick, Research Professor,  Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, UFRestoration of oyster reefs and their ecological services in the Big Bend of Florida
28Jon Martin, Colonel Allan R. and Margaret G. Crow Professor, Geological Sciences, UFWhy should we care about Greenland watersheds? Reactions, runoff, and rising sea level
4Scott Zengel, Vice President and Director of Environmental Sciences, Research Planning, Inc., Tallahassee, FLHeavily oiled salt marsh following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, ecological comparisons of shoreline cleanup treatments and recovery
18Josefin Thorslund, Visiting Scholar, Stockholm University, SwedenCan salinity of wetlands reflect their connectivity? Exploring data from Florida
2Carrie Reinhardt-Adams, Associate Professor, Environmental Horticulture, UFResearching plant invasions and native plant establishment in wetland restoration