From: Sharlynn Sweeney [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2013 4:31 PM
To: Sisk,Michael J; Jackson,Barbi L; Mckee,Kathleen A; IGERT-AMW3; [log in to unmask]
Subject: Spring 2013 Water, Wetlands and Watersheds Seminar Announcement

Please see the attached announcement/flyer for the Spring 2013 Water, Wetlands and Watersheds Seminar Series. The seminars this semester will focus on coastal systems and climate issues. Please pass along and post on bulletin boards as appropriate. Flyer text is also shown in this email, below. Course numbers are included if you are aware of any students who would like to add a 1-credit seminar.
Thank you,

Spring 2013
Wednesdays, 11:45 - 12:35 PM, Phelps Lab 101

Brown bag, the public is welcome & students may register for 1 credit:
ENV 6935 sect. 06AH, SWS 4932 sect. 022D, SWS 6932 sect. 9241, or contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> for online section #

Jan 9    Mark Brown Professor, EES & Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS for thought

Jan 16    Jack Putz Professor, Department of Biology, UF
Rising Sea and Falling Forest Project: What Next?

Jan 23    Donald Behringer Assistant Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF
Blooms and boats: Their impact and the recovery of Florida hard-bottom habitats

Jan 30    Peter Waylen Professor, Department of Geography, UF
Assigning significance to changes in Florida land cover, 1982-2006

Feb 6    Jennifer Seavey, Asst. Director, Seahorse Key Marine Lab, University of Florida, UF
Between the river & the deep blue Gulf: The past & future of oysters in the Big Bend

Feb 13    Thomas Ruppert, Climate and Policy Coordinator, Florida Sea Grant
Legal issues with adaptation to sea-level rise in Florida

Feb 20    Jim Channell, Distinguished Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF
Global correlation of climate records over the last ~1 Myr: why is it important and how do we do it?

Feb 27    Andrea Dutton Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF
Understanding patterns of past, present, and future sea level change

Mar 13    Bob Swett Associate Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF
Analyzing offshore recreational boating and right whale patterns in 3 northeast Florida counties

Mar 20    Brian Silliman Asst. Professor, Dept. of Zoology & Director, Seahorse Key Marine Lab
Resilience and degradation in Louisiana marshes following the BP oil spill

Mar 27    Don Blancher CEO/Chief Scientist Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration, LLC, Mobile, AL
Ecorestoration scaling: Strategies for Gulf of Mexico restoration following the BP Oil Spill

Apr 3    Karl Havens Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF & Director, Florida Sea Grant
A multi-faceted response to an apparent collapse on the oyster fishery of Apalachicola Bay, Florida

Apr 10    Gustav Paulay, Curator of Marine Malacology, FL Museum of Natural History,  UF

Apr 17    Peter Adams, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UF
Decadal to seasonal beach and nearshore morphodynamics at NASA-Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida

W3 Seminar Presented by:
Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands  ~  The Water Institute  ~ Dept. of Soil & Water Science

Visit for previous seminars and recordings as they become available.



Sharlynn Sweeney, PhD

Center for Environmental Policy and

H.T. Odum Center for Wetlands

University of Florida