Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 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 sect. 06AH, SWS 4932 sect. 022D, SWS 6932 sect. 9241, or online: contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for section #

8Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
Introduction…food for thought (audio only)
15Marco Raugei, Technology, Design & Environment, Oxford Brookes University, UKProspective analysis of the environmental performance of photovoltaics: the devil is in the details
22Xioabin Dong, Resources Science & Technology, Beijing Normal University, ChinaSystems ecology progress: A case study of the grassland in Inner Mongolia
29Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFA simplified approach for simulating changes in beach habitat due to the combined effects of long-term sea level rise, storm erosion, and nourishment
5Roney Gutierrez, Assistant State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Florida Easement ProgramsRestoring Florida’s historical wetlands by the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
12No seminar due to the 4th UF Water Institute SymposiumWater Supply Planning in a Non-Stationary World (presentations all day, Reitz Union Ballroom)
19Rao Mylavarapu, Professor, Soil & Nutrient Management, Soil and Water Science, UFRainfed agricultural watersheds and management in India
26William Kenney, Associate in Biogeochemistry, Land Use and Environmental Change Institute, UFA whole-basin, mass-balance approach for identifying critical phosphorus-loading thresholds in shallow lakes
12Margaret H. “Peggy” Carr, Associate Dean & Professor, College of Design, Construction and Planning, UFThe potential impact of sea level rise on land use in Florida – 3 population allocation scenarios
19Glenn Acomb, Department of Landscape Architecture and The Program for Resource Efficient Communities, UFThe EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge project submittal for 2014
26Matt Cohen, Associate Professor, School of Forest Resources & Conservation, UFOn flux and demand: Nutrient limitation in streams and rivers
2Todd Osborne, Assistant Professor, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, UFExamining the effects of climate change on the Matanzas River Estuary
9William J. Mitsch, Director of Everglades Wetland Research Park, Naples FL; Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State UniversityWetlands and water quality: Large-scale, long-term watershed restorations in the Midwest and Florida Everglades
16Shannon Duffy, MS student, Soil and Water Science, UFLitter decomposition’s role in nutrient dynamics of three Florida marshes