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Seminars are Wednesdays, 11:45-12:35, 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 6932, or online: contact for 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.

Spring 2017

Jan. 4

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

Introduction to the seminar for thought

Jan. 11

Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, Professor, Civil and Coastal Engineering, UF

Why is ocean circulation influential on the quality of coastal aquifers?

Jan. 18

Paul Gader, Professor, Computer & Information Science & Engineering, UF

Hyperspectral image analysis of coral reef benthic regions (audio only)

Jan. 25

Sean Sharp, PhD Candidate, Graduate School Fellow, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Going hog wild in the marsh: Resilience of southeastern salt marshes to novel disturbance regimes (no audio)

Feb. 1

Anna Normand, Sea Grant Knauss Fellow, SNF Graduate Research Fellow, Soil and Water Sciences, UF

The real House of Cards from the eyes of a Sea Grant Fellow

Feb. 8

Bill Dunn, Partner and Principal Scientist, Dunn, Salsano & Vergara, LLC

Water & Nutrient/Constituent Budgets: Getting the Water Right

Feb. 15

Maitane Olabarrieta, Assistant Professor, Civil and Coastal Engineering, UF

Impacts of Hurricane Matthew 2016 in Matanzas Inlet and adjacent beaches

Feb. 22

Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS

Joe Raines Beach Living Shoreline and Canal Enhancement: A Demonstration/Mitigation Project in Cedar Key to Address Coastal Erosion and Enhanced Ecological Function

Mar. 1

Savanna Barry, Regional Specialized Sea Grant Agent, Nature Coast Biological Station, Cedar Key, FL

Seagrasses of the Florida Big Bend: Ecology, resilience, and threats

Mar. 15

Corey Anderson, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Untangling predictors of the spatial occurrence of Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) in the Coastal Plain of Georgia

Mar. 22

David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

From salamanders to greenhouse gas emissions: Effects of upland forest management on wetland functions

Mar. 29

Thomas Bianchi, Jon and Beverly Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences, UF

Deltas and Humans: a long real relationship now threatened by global change

Apr. 5

Laura Reynolds, Assistant Professor, Coastal Ecology, Soil and Water Sciences, UF

Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Marine Plants: Ecological Consequences and Implications for Restoration

Apr. 12

Scott J. Wasman, Research Assistant Professor, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, ESSIE, UF

Coastal Geotechnics of Re-engineered Living Shorelines

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