Seminars / Seminar Schedule Fa15

Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar
Fall 2015 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 4932, SWS 6932, or online: contact for section #


26 Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF &
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
Introduction to the seminar for thought


2 Oldemar Carvalho Júnior, Visiting Scholar, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF The role of neotropical and giant otters for conservation and social mobilization in Brazil
9 Hal Knowles, III, PhD Candidate, School of Natural Resources and Environment; Change Agent, PREC, UF Home is where the heart is: Complexity, pattern, and meaning in short interval residential electric Smart Meter Data
16 Tom Kay, Director, Alachua Conservation Trust, Gainesville, FL Restoring the bogs and prairies of Little Orange Creek Preserve

Nikki Dix, Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra Bch., FL

The role of a National Estuarine Research Reserve in addressing the science and management of wetlands

Sanjay Shukla, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UF

Payment for Water Storage and Treatment Services in the Northern Everglades


7 David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF Restore or retreat? Saltwater intrusion and water management in coastal ecosystems
14 Jim Jawitz, Associate Chair and Professor, Soil and Water Science, UF Why is the flow in Silver Springs decreasing?
21 Peter Frederick, Research Professor,  Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, UF Restoration of oyster reefs and their ecological services in the Big Bend of Florida
28 Jon Martin, Colonel Allan R. and Margaret G. Crow Professor, Geological Sciences, UF Why should we care about Greenland watersheds? Reactions, runoff, and rising sea level


4 Scott Zengel, Vice President and Director of Environmental Sciences, Research Planning, Inc., Tallahassee, FL Heavily oiled salt marsh following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, ecological comparisons of shoreline cleanup treatments and recovery
18 Josefin Thorslund, Visiting Scholar, Stockholm University, Sweden Can salinity of wetlands reflect their connectivity? Exploring data from Florida


2 Carrie Reinhardt-Adams, Associate Professor, Environmental Horticulture, UF Researching plant invasions and native plant establishment in wetland restoration
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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