The Soil and Water Sciences Department will hold a weekly seminar series for the Summer of 2021. As part of this series, MS and Ph.D. students give seminars on their research. The department also invites speakers from among current faculty, other UF departments, and other institutions, including hosting several Distinguished Speaker seminars each year.
Departmental seminars are open to the public and are streamed live and recorded for later viewing.
Summer 2021 Seminars
Time and Location: 3 pm (unless noted otherwise) on the given date, now done remotely.
Wednesday, June 9 - Heather Donnelly (MS Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Effects of Oyster Aquaculture and Oyster Reefs on Sediment Nitrogen Cycling
Friday, July 2 - Jung-Chen Liu (MS Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Above- and Below-Ground Responses of Incorporating Rhizoma Peanut into Bahiagrass Forage Systems
Friday, July 9, 3:00 pm - Vaasuki Marupaka (MS Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Soil Boron Determination in Coastal Plain Sandy Soils of Florida
Friday, July 9, 3:30 pm - Amanda Rodriguez (MS Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Calibrating Mehlich-3 Phosphorus Recommendations Using FeO Strip Phosphorus and Mehlich 1-Phosphorus
Friday, July 16 - Nan Xu (Ph.D. Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Investigating the Application of Bagasse for Sugarcane Production in South Florida
Wednesday, July 21 - Clayton Nevins (Ph.D. Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Biological Soil Crusts Impact Nutrient Cycling and Soil Microbiome in Agroecosystems
Friday, July 23 - TBA
Friday, July 30th, Chris Clingensmith (Ph.D. Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Dissertation title TBA
Friday, August 6 - Carla Alonso-Contes (Ph.D. Graduate Student Research Seminar)
Methane Emissions Modeling in Florida Wetlands
Archived Seminar Recordings
- Seminar Recordings by Date
- Research Forum Keynote Speakers
- Water, Wetlands and Watersheds Seminar Series
Water, Wetlands, and Watersheds Seminar Series
Offered during the fall and spring semesters, Wednesdays 11:45am-12:35pm, at the Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands, Conference Room, Phelps Lab 101. Seminars are open to the public.
Invited Speaker Seminars
The SWSD invites individual UF faculty members, alumni, and non UF speakers the opportunity to present a seminar several times each semester. These include inaugural seminars to recognize SWSD faculty contributions to the department and celebrate their promotion in their professional career, focusing on key accomplishments, vision and future direction, and innovative ideas to move the department to the next level of excellence. All SWSD students and faculty, and the general public, are encouraged to attend these presentations. See archived recordings.
Student Seminars are open to the public. All SWSD students and faculty are expected to attend weekly seminars. See archived recordings.
Thesis/Dissertation Defenses, Qualifying Exams, and Oral Final Exams are open to interested faculty, staff, and students, and are announced at least 10 days in advance.