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WATER, WETLANDS & WATERSHEDS SEMINAR (pdf attached)
Presented by:
Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands, The Water Institute, Dept. of Soil and Water Science
Fall 2008 - Wednesdays, 11:45 - 12:35 PM, Phelps Lab Seminar Room
Public is welcome & students may register for 1 credit: SOS 6932, sec.1506 or ENV 6935 sec.9041

August
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27 Mark Brown, Professor Environ. Engineering Sci.
Mark Clark, Asst. professor, Soil & Water Sci.
Introduction......food for thought

September
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3 Jonathan Martin Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF
The subterranean estuary: What are the magnitudes of submarine groundwaterdischarge, what are sources of water, how much elemental cycling occurs, and are nutrient fluxes important?

10 Daniel McLaughlin, PhD candidate, Environ. Engineering Sciences, UF
Ecohydrologic evaluation of wetlands on clay settling areas

17 John Burns, Principal scientist, MACTEC Engineering & Consulting
Cyanobacteria: An international perspective on the world's need for water

24 Vicky Hoge, Environmental Scientist IV, St. John's River Water
Management District
The use of liquid alum and alum residual to reduce phosphorus loading in the Lake Apopka and Upper Ocklawaha River basins

October
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1 Bob Knight, President & Env. Scientist, Wetland Solutions, Inc.
Engineered wetlands for mitigation of regional groundwater contamination by nitrate nitrogen

8 Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences
The Value of Water: Environmental accounting for full cost recovery

15 Claire L. Schelske, Professor Emeritus, Fisheries & Aquatic Sci., UF
A new look at the abrupt change in primary producers in Lake Apopka

22 Dean Dobberfuhl, PhD, Technical Program Manager, St. John's River
Water Management District
Effects of urban development on tributaries of the Lower St. Johns River, Florida

29 Mark Hostetler, Associate Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology
and Conservation, UF
WHY THE HECK SHOULD I MOW MY LAWN? Thoughts, policies, and research on developing and maintaining sustainable communities

November
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5 Brian Katz, Research Hydrologist, USGS Tallahassee
Estimating nitrogen loading to ground water and assessing vulnerability to nitrate contamination in the karstic Ichetucknee Springs Basin

12 Vic Engel Hydrologist, Everglades National Park,
Michael Sukop & Shadab Anwar, Department of Earth Sci., Florida Int'l University
Surface water tracers and Lattice-Boltzmann simulations of sheetflow in the Everglades

19 Tom Frazer, Associate Professor, Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
Is increased nutrient delivery compromising the ecological integrity of Florida's spring-fed coastal rivers?

December
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3 Mark Rains, Associate Professor, Department of Geology, University of South Florida
Controls on physical and chemical hydrology and associated ecological structure and function in barrier island mangroves, Indian River Lagoon, FL


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