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Seminars are Wednesdays, 11:45am-12:35pm, Phelps Lab 101. Bring a brown bag lunch if you'd like.

The public is welcome and students may register for 1 credit: ENV 6935, SWS 4932, or SWS 6932, or online: contact for SWS section #.

See seminar titles below for links to the seminar recordings once available. 

This seminar series is presented by the Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands, the Water Institute and the Soil & Water Sciences Department.

Fall 2018

Aug. 22

Christine Angelini, Assistant Professor, EES
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, EES

Introduction to the seminar for thought

Aug. 29

Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UF

Are pesticides and other chemical micropollutants at present the large-scale driver of freshwater ecological impairment in Europe? (no recording)

Sept. 5

Silvia M. M. Gutierre, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of West Florida

Effects of native and non-native fish predators on the Florida native apple snail Pomacea paludosa

Sept. 12

Jimmy Liao, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, UF, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL

Hydrodynamics of fish locomotion

Sept. 19

Julien Martin, Research Wildlife Biologist, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL

Decision analysis for a better integration of science and management (no recording)

Sept. 26

Wesley Daniel, Cherokee Nation Technology, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL

Tracking the spread of nonindigenous aquatic species from hurricane storm surge and flooding: a new tool by the USGS NAS database (no recording)

Oct. 3

Sam Smidt, Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UF

Increased water use intensity and implications for future irrigation management

Oct. 17

Basil Iannone, Assistant Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF

Stormwater ponds: the role of an abundance engineered ecosystem on plant invasions

Oct. 24

Geraldine Klarenberg, Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, UF

Abundance modeling of Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) in Florida to explore temporal dynamics and the importance of site variability

Oct. 31

Ed Camp, Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF

Model based research and tools supporting fisheries management decisions

Nov. 7

Nathan Reaver, Graduate Fellow, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Quantifying and predicting three-dimensional heterogeneity in river transient storage using roving profiling

Nov. 14

Vincent Lecours, Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences / Geomatics, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF

What lurks below, or how to better understand benthic habitats

Nov. 28

Andrew Altieri, Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, ESSIE, UF

Life After Death on Caribbean Coral Reefs

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