Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 2018 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 #

10Christine Angelini, Assistant Professor, EES
Mark Brown, Professor Emeritus, EES
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, EES
Introduction to the seminar series…food for thought
17Gretchen Stokes, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, School of Natural Resources and Environment, UFAir-breathing and movement ecology of Arapaima sp. in the Amazon
24Eric Sparks, Asst. Extension Professor, Mississippi State University; Extension Program Leader & Coastal Ecology Specialist, Mississippi-Alabama Sea GrantImproving the effectiveness of shoreline restoration and conservation
31Jehangir H. Bhadha (Jango), Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UF, Everglades Research & Education Center, Belle Glade, FLPhosphorus management through sustainable agricultural practices
7No seminar, please attend the WI SymposiumWater Institute Symposium
14Alberto Canestrelli, Assistant Professor, Civil and Coastal Engineering, UFNumerical modeling of the long term evolution of salt marshes in back-barrier basins
21Ada Bersoza, MS student, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UFPast and novel approaches for coastal restoration: an overview of oyster reef restoration and a new hybrid living shoreline technique
28John Carroll, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern UniversityParasites, pests, and predators, Oh My! Biotic influences of oyster populations
14Ashley Smyth, Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, Tropical Research and Education Center, UF/IFAS, Homestead, FLDelectable and Beneficial: Oyster restoration, aquaculture and nitrogen removal
21Eban Bean, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFUrbanization and altered drainage impacts on low-order coastal plain stream quality
28Benjamin Baiser, Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, UFIntraspecific trait variation as a driver of broad scale diversity patterns
4Alex Sheremet, Assistant Professor, Civil & Coastal Engineering, UFShip waves, oysters and mud
11Mauricio Arias, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, USF, Tampa, FLMonitoring ongoing environmental change in the Mekong floodplains (recording is audio only)
18Elise Morrison, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Geological Sciences, UFThe role of priming effects on the conversion of blue carbon to CO2 in the coastal zone