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WATER, WETLANDS AND WATERSHEDS SEMINAR SERIES

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 mjsisk@ufl.edu 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 2019


Aug. 21

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

Introduction to the seminar series...food for thought


Aug. 28

Mark Clark, Assocate Professor, SWS
Katie Glodzik, Postdoctoral Associate Soil and Water Sciences, UF

Formation of floating wetlands in the Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas and their detection using an Unmanned Aerial System (aka drone)


Sept. 4

Christine Angelini, Assistant Professor Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Trophic and non-trophic drivers of polychlorinated biphenyl biomagnification in southeastern US estuaries


Sept. 11

Katherine Serafin, Assistant Professor Geography, UF

Compound flood risk in a changing climate


Sept. 18

Lisa Chambers, Assistant Professor Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando

Submerging coastal wetland soils: Biogeochemical causes and consequences


Sept. 25

Rafael Tinoco, Assistant Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ecohydraulics and Ecomorphodynamics: Identifying flow-sediment-biota interactions through laboratory experiments with living organisms


Oct. 2

Jeremiah Henning, Assistant Professor Biology, University of South Alabama

Symbioses in a changing world: Linking observational and experimental approaches to explore plant microbiome response to global change


Oct. 9

Lindsey Reisinger, Research Assistant Professor Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF

Crayfish invasions: Biogeographic variation in behavior and parasitism


Oct. 16

Simeon Yurek, Ecologist Wetland and Aquatic Research Center USGS, Gainesville, FL

Predictive modeling of wetland and reef systems under global change uncertainty


Oct. 23

Antarpreet JutlaAssociate Professor Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

TBA


Oct. 30

Elliott White, PhD Candidate Environmental Engineering Sciences

Detecting saltwater intrusion in coastal floodplain swamps using remote sensing


Nov. 6

Matt Whiles, Professor and Chair Soil and Water Sciences, UF

Assessing the ecological consequences of declining freshwater biodiversity: impacts of catastrophic amphibian declines on Central American streams


Nov. 13

Lauren Freeman, NRC Postdoctoral Fellow Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

Coral reef soundscapes: Bio-acoustic insights to ecosystem state & fish behavior


Nov. 20

Adam Rosenblatt, Assistant Professor Biology, University of North Florida

Can alligators thrive in the Anthropocene?


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