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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.

Spring 2020

Jan. 8

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

Introduction to the seminar for thought

Jan. 15

Tracy Fanara, Program Manager, Environmental Health, Mote Marine Laboratory

Combating Chaos through Community, Communication, and Conservation

Jan. 22

Daniel Canfield, Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF

Restoration of Lake Okeechobee - Mission Impossible!!!!!!!

Jan. 29

Chris Martinez, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UF

Improving Dry Season Hydrological Forecasts by Utilities of the Florida Water and Climate Alliance using Remotely Sensed Data and Regional Climate Models

Feb. 5

Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS

Engineering With Nature for Sustainable Systems

Feb. 12

Amanda Subalusky, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UF

Using Experimental Streams to Understand Animal Effects on Stream Ecosystems

Feb. 19

Peter N. Adams, Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF

Hurricane-Driven Dune Retreat and Inhibited Beach Recovery at Matanzas Inlet, Florida Atlantic Coast

Feb. 26

No Seminar - UF Water Institute Symposium

Mar. 11

Mathew Liebold, Professor, Department of Biology, UF

Rethinking Metacommunity Ecology and Community Assembly of Plankton in Lakes

Mar. 18

Mark Brown, Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Life Cycle Inventory of the USA Seafood Supply Chain: Progress to date

Mar. 25

Cathy Chamberlin, University Program in Ecology, Duke University

The Role of Ecology in Creating Diel Nitrate Concentration Patterns in Streams and Rivers

April. 1

Jonathan Judy, Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences, UF

Ultrafine Particulate/Colloidal Nutrient Transport and its Potential Importance to Landscape-Scale Nutrient Fluxes

April. 8

Royal Gardner,  Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, Stetson University, Gulfport, FL

POTUS, SCOTUS, and WOTUS: The Clean Water Act in the Era of Trump

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