Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Fall 2020 Schedule

Webinar format until further notice, Zoom links will be provided to students.
***The public can view livestreams and recordings on our YouTube channel.***
Students may register for 1 credit: ENV 6935, SWS 4932, or SWS 6932, contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for SWS section #

2Christine Angelini, Assistant Professor, EES
Mark ClarkAssociate Professor, SWS
David Kaplan, Associate Professor, EES
Introduction to the seminar series…food for thought
9Cherie Westbrook, Professor, Department of Geography & Planning, Global Institute for Water Security, University of SaskatchewanWetlands be dammed?
16John Kominoski, Associate Professor, Institute of Environment, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FLUnderstanding interactions among discrete and continuous disturbances in coastal ecosystems
23Vince Lovko, Senior Scientist and Phytoplankton Ecology Research Program Manager, Mote Marine Lab, Sarasota, FLChanges in phytoplankton community structure as an indicator of ecosystem disturbance
30Natasha Woods, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Moravian College, Bethlehem PACommunity disassembly and reassembly in maritime forests
7Eric Milbrandt, Marine Laboratory Director, Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation Sanibel, FLA large hypoxic event in the eastern Gulf of Mexico associated with the 2018 red tide bloom
14Ashley Smyth, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Tropical Research & Education Center, UFClimate change impacts on ecosystem functions and services of seagrass beds
21Anna Braswell, Assistant Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UFConceptualizing coastal wetlands in a macroscale framework
28Elizabeth Staugler, Extension Agent, Charlotte County, Florida Sea Grant, IFAS/UFCommunicating complex ecosystem science for greater impact at local levels
4Charles Scaife, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VAFrom soils to catchments: a hydrologic perspective of vegetation-climate interactions across scales
18Amanda Spivak, Associate Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GASoil organic carbon development and turnover in natural and disturbed salt marsh environments
2Wesley Anderson, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, UFImpacts of an invasive ecosystem engineer upon wetlands and aquatic communities across a subtropical agroecosystem