Seminars / Seminar Schedule Sp13

Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar
Spring 2013 Schedule

Wednesdays 11:45 - 12:35 pm, Phelps Lab Seminar Room
The public is welcome & students may register for ENV 6935 sect. 06AH, SWS 4932 sect. 022D, SWS 6932 sect. 9241, or contact for online section #


9 Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF & Mark Clark, Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UF Food for thought (audio only)
16 Jack Putz, Professor, Department of Biology, UF Rising Sea and Falling Forest Project: What Next?
(see research review from the Palmetto here)
23 Donald Behringer, Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF Blooms and boats: Their impact and the recovery of Florida hard-bottom habitats
30 Peter Waylen, Professor, Department of Geography, UF Assigning significance to changes in Florida land cover, 1982-2006


6 Jennifer Seavey, Asst. Director, Seahorse Key Marine Lab, University of Florida, UF Between the river & the deep blue Gulf: The past & future of oysters in the Big Bend
13 Thomas Ruppert, Climate and Policy Coordinator, Florida Sea Grant Legal issues with adaptation to sea-level rise in Florida
20 Jim Channell, Distinguished Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF Global correlation of climate records over the last ~1 Myr: why is it important and how do we do it?

Andrea Dutton, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF

Understanding patterns of past, present, and future sea level change


13 Bob Swett, Associate Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF Analyzing offshore recreational boating and right whale patterns in 3 northeast Florida counties (CANCELLED)
20 Karl Havens, Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF & Director, Florida Sea Grant Potential ecological effects of climate change on Lake Okeechobee, and its role in the greater Everglades ecosystem
27 Don Blancher, CEO/Chief Scientist Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration, LLC, Mobile, AL Ecorestoration Scaling: Strategies for Gulf of Mexico Restoration following the BP Oil Spill


3 Richard Hutton, P.E., Gainesville Regional Utilities An integrated approach to the Paynes Prairie Sheetflow Restoration Project
10 Gustav Paulay, Curator of Marine Malacology, FL Museum of Natural History, UF TBA
17 Peter Adams, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF Decadal to seasonal beach and nearshore morphodynamics at NASA-Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida
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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