Seminars / Seminar Schedule Fa09

Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar
Fall 2009 Schedule

Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands
Conference Room, Phelps Lab
Wednesdays 11:45 - 12:35 pm

Click on titles to watch the recorded presentations.


26 Mark Brown, Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences & Mark Clark, Assistant professor, Soil and Water Sciences Introduction... food for thought


2 Mike Shirley, PhD, Director of GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve (website) Promoting sustainable land use ethics through science-based programming: managing a national estuarine research reserve
9 Harvey Harper III, PE, President of Environmental Research & Design, Orlando, FL

The role of nutrient limitation in lake restoration (audio missing at very beginning and latter third of of presentation


Rafael Munoz-Carpena, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UF

Water balance, seasonal hydroperiod variation and residence time of small natural freshwater wetlands in the humid tropics in Costa Rica (link is .ppt file only, no voice recorded due to technical difficulties)

23 Christa Zweig, Postdoctoral Associate, FL Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Res. Unit, UF Vegetation ecology of the Everglades: implications for Restoration

Todd LeVasseur, PhD candidate, Department of Religion, UF

If you drill it, it will drain: complexities in Wargal, India


7 Erich Marzolf, Environmental Specialist VI, St. John’s River Water Management District Making the most of reclaimed water: water and nutrients (no audio, powerpoint only)
14 David Tomasko, PhD, Sr. Environmental Scientist IV/Manager, Watershed Science and Assessment Program, PBS&J The role of quantitative pollution ecology in water resource management – some examples from Florida
21 Courtney Hart, GIS Analyst, Idea Integration, consultant to SJRWMD

Using hyperspectral imagery to detect submerged aquatic vegetation in the St. Johns River

28 Ron Chandler, Associate in Research, Environmental Scientist, The Water Atlas, USF Resolving sustainability at the lot, block and neighborhood level


4 Joe Stewart, PE, Engineer Scientist, St. John’s River Water Management District Hydraulic and hydrodynamic characteristics of the Middle St Johns River, Florida

Matthew Cohen, Assistant Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF

Ecohydrology of self-organized patterned landscapes in the Everglades



Debra Childs Woithe, Consulting Environmental Scientist, Debra Childs Woithe, Inc.

Habitat monitoring and performance measures: development of a statewide habitat reporting system for 6 priority habitats (springs, softwater streams, seagrass, coral, sandhill and scrub)

Students may register for 1 hour credit under SWS 4932/section 7076, SWS 6932/section 1506 or ENV 6935 (call 392-0842 for section #).

University of Florida College of Engineering

Kirk Hatfield, Director
P.O. Box 116580
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: (352) 392-9537, ext. 1400
Fax: (352) 392-3394

Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands
100 Phelps Lab | Museum Road
P.O. Box 116350
Gainesville, FL 32611
Telephone: (352) 392-2424
Fax: (352) 392-3624
University of Florida

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