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From: Sharlynn Sweeney [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2011 12:26 PM
To: Mckee,Kathleen A
Subject: Announcement - Water, Wetlands and Watersheds Seminar Series


Water, Wetlands and Watersheds Seminar
Fall 2011

Wednesdays, 11:45 – 12:35 PM, Phelps Lab 101 

Brown bag (bring lunch if you’d like), the public is welcome & students may register for 1 credit:
ENV 6935 sec. 7454, SWS 4932/sec.7076 or SWS 6932/sec.1506

Aug 24

Mark Brown Professor, Env. Eng. Sci.
Mark Clark
Asst. Professor, Soil & Water Sci.

Introduction……food for thought

Aug 31



Sept 7

Ravi Srinivasan Asst. Professor, Rinker School of Building Construction, UF

Re(de)fining Net Zero Energy: Renewable emergy balance in environmental building design

Sept 14

Laila Racevskis Asst. Professor, Food and Resource Economics, UF

Ecosystem services: Understanding values, policies and markets in Florida and beyond

Sept 21

Kathryn Frank Asst. Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, UF

Everglades ecosystem management initiatives: leaders or followers for climate change and sea level rise adaptation  

Sept 28

Marie Kurz PhD candidate, Geological Sciences, UF

Influence of autotrophic assimilation and other biogeochemical controls on diel elemental cycling in streams

Oct 5

Kimberly Bohn Asst. Professor, School of Forest Resources & Conservation; Chair Elect,  Florida Society of American Foresters

Regeneration and recovery of cypress-tupelo wetlands following logging

Oct 12

Christine Overdevest Asst. Professor, Sociology and Criminology & Law, UF

Predicting risk perceptions of expert stakeholders in a Florida water supply planning process

Oct 19

Sean King PhD candidate, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF

Effects of flow on filamentous algae in Florida springs

Oct 26

Matteo Convertino Postdoc Research Assoc., Agricultural & Biological Engineering, UF

A probabilistic decision model for adaptive management of the comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan

Nov 2

Daeseok Kang Associate Professor, Department of Ecological Engineering,Pukyong National University, South Korea

Marine peace park initiative as a tool for the collaborative management of ecological and economic resources in the western transboundary coastal area of South Korea

Nov 9

Tatiana Borisova Asst. Professor &

Extension Specialist, Water Economics andPolicy, Food and Resource Economics, UF

Water Issues in Southern US: A survey of public attitudesin 9 southern states

Nov 16

Tom Swihart Author & former head of the Office of Water Policy, FDEP

Florida's Water: A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State

Nov 30

Dan Dourte Research & Extension Assoc., Agricultural & Biological Engineering, UF

Water Footprint – metaphor or management tool?


Presented by: Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands  ~  The Water Institute  ~ Dept. of Soil & Water Science

Visit for abstracts and seminar recordings as they become available.

Sharlynn Sweeney, PhD
Center for Environmental Policy and
H.T. Odum Center for Wetlands
University of Florida