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Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar
Fall 2011 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.


24 Mark Brown, Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences & Mark Clark, Assistant professor, Soil and Water Sciences Introduction... food for thought
31 Mark Brown, Professor, Env. Eng. Sciences & Director of the H.T. Odum Center for Wetlands A floating island pilot project for lake phosphorus removal (PDF, sildes only)


7 Ravi Srinivasan, Asst. Professor, Rinker School of Building Construction, UF Re(de)fining NetZero Energy: Renewable emergy balance in environmental building design (slides only)
14 Laila Racevskis, Asst. Professor, Food and Resource Economics, UF

Ecosystem services: Understanding values, policies and markets in Florida and beyond (slides only)


Kathryn Frank, Asst. Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, UF

Everglades ecosystem management initiatives: leaders or followers for climate change and sea level rise adaptation (with audio! recording problem fixed)

28 Marie Kurz, PhD candidate, Geology, UF Influence of autotrophic assimilation and other biogeochemical controls on diel elemental cycling in streams


5 Kimberly Bohn, Asst. Professor, School of Forest Resources & Conservation; Chair Elect, Florida Society of American Foresters Regeneration and recovery of cypress-tupelo wetlands following logging
12 Christine Overdevest, Asst. Professor, Sociology and Criminology & Law, UF Predicting risk perceptions of expert stakeholders in a Florida water supply planning process
19 Sean King, PhD candidate, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Effects of flow on filamentous algae in Florida springs

26 Matteo Convertino, Postdoc Research Assoc., Agricultural & Biological Engineering, UF Decision model drives enhanced adaptive management in response to econo-climate changes (no recording due to technical difficulties, link is to an abstract for more information about this research)


2 Daeseok Kang, Associate Professor, Department of Ecological Engineering, Pukyong National University, South Korea Marine peace park initiative as a tool for the collaborative management of ecological and economic resources in the western transboundary coastal area of South Korea

Tatiana Borisova, Asst. Professor & Extension Specialist, Water Economics and Policy, Food and Resource Economics, UF

Water Issues in Southern US: A survey of public attitudes in 9 southern states
16 Tom Swihart, Author & former head of the Office of Water Policy, FDEP Florida's Water: A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State
30 Dan Dourte, Research & Extension Assoc., Agricultural & Biological Engineering, UF Water Footprint: metaphor or management tool?

Students may register for 1 hour credit under SWS 4932/section 7076, SWS 6932/section 1506, or ENV 6935/section 7454.

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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