Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2016 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 6932, or online: contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for section #

24Mark Brown, Professor, EES
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, Soil and water Sciences
David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, EES
Introduction to the seminar series…food for thought
31Nick Ward, Research Scientist, UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FLNet ecosystem exchange of carbon in the lower Amazon River
7Eban Bean, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFUrban stormwater retrofits: So what if it rains a little?
14Elizabeth Anderson, co-Director, Tropical Conservation Institute School of Environment, Arts and Society, Florida International University, Miami, FLBalancing water needs for humans and nature: Lessons from East Africa and the Andean Amazon
21Sivaramakrishnan Balachandar, William F. Powers Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UFFundamental multiphase flow simulations of sediment transport – Could they be of relevance and use to ecology, coastal engineering and geosystems
28Kai Lorenzen, Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UFBetween a rock and a hard place: counterintuitive interventions help conserve fisheries in Asian rice farming landscapes
5Patrick Christopher Wilson, Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UFPesticide risk assessments for surface water bodies in southern Florida
12Patrick Inglett, Associate Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UFWhat’s in Store?: Interactive effects of warming, nutrient- and carbon-limitation on decomposition and greenhouse gas production in wetlands
19Jenet Dooley, Ecologist/Research Analyst, Solstice Canada Corp., Alberta, CanadaThe effect of human influence on North Central Florida soundscapes
26Kenneth J. Sulak, Lead Scientist – Coastal Ecology & Conservation Research Group, Sturgeon Quest Leader, Wetlands and Aquatic Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FLThe primordial Suwanee River ecosystem – A tale of irreversible human impact
2Otar Akanyeti, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FLFollowing the footsteps of fish: Sensing and moving in aquatic environments
9Stan Bronson, Executive Director, Florida Earth FoundationInnovations in Resiliency – Florida’s New Future Legacy
16Simone Athayde, Assoc. Research Scientist, Tropical Conservation & Development Program, Center for Latin American Studies, UF. Co-leader, Amazon Dams Network
Elineide Marques, Associate Professor, Federal University of Tocantins, Brazil. Co-leader, Amazon Dams Network
Mapping indigenous responses to hydroelectric dam impacts on bio-cultural diversity across the Amazon
30Paul Gader, Professor, Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering, UFHyperspectral image analysis of coral reef benthic regions