Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 2013 Schedule

Wednesdays 11:45 – 12:35 pm, Phelps Lab Seminar Room
The public is welcome & students may register for ENV 6935 sect. 06AH, SWS 4932 sect. 022D, SWS 6932 sect. 9241, or contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for online section #

9Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences,
Mark Clark, Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UF
Food for thought (audio only)
16Jack Putz, Professor, Department of Biology, UFRising Sea and Falling Forest Project: What Next?
(see research review from the Palmetto here)
23Donald Behringer, Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UFBlooms and boats: Their impact and the recovery of Florida hard-bottom habitats
30Peter Waylen, Professor, Department of Geography, UFAssigning significance to changes in Florida land cover, 1982-2006
6Jennifer Seavey, Asst. Director, Seahorse Key Marine Lab, University of Florida, UFBetween the river & the deep blue Gulf: The past & future of oysters in the Big Bend
13Thomas Ruppert, Climate and Policy Coordinator, Florida Sea GrantLegal issues with adaptation to sea-level rise in Florida
20Jim Channell, Distinguished Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UFGlobal correlation of climate records over the last ~1 Myr: why is it important and how do we do it?
27Andrea Dutton, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UFUnderstanding patterns of past, present, and future sea level change
13Bob Swett, Associate Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UFAnalyzing offshore recreational boating and right whale patterns in 3 northeast Florida counties (CANCELLED)
20Karl Havens, Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF & Director, Florida Sea GrantPotential ecological effects of climate change on Lake Okeechobee, and its role in the greater Everglades ecosystem
27Don Blancher, CEO/Chief Scientist Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration, LLC, Mobile, ALEcorestoration Scaling: Strategies for Gulf of Mexico Restoration following the BP Oil Spill
3Richard Hutton, P.E., Gainesville Regional UtilitiesAn integrated approach to the Paynes Prairie Sheetflow Restoration Project
10Gustav Paulay, Curator of Marine Malacology, FL Museum of Natural History, UFTBA
17Peter Adams, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UFDecadal to seasonal beach and nearshore morphodynamics at NASA-Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida