Seminar Archives

Seminar Schedule Spring 2017

2017 Spring Tentative Seminar Schedule

* Fridays at 3:30 PM, MSL Conference Room, (MSL 134)
Note: Some seminars are scheduled for Thursday (3:30PM, MSL 134)

 

Jan. 13, 2017

Graduate Student Symposium

 

Jan. 20, 2017

Speaker: Karl Havens

Affiliation: University of Florida/Florida Sea Grant

Title: Florida Sea Grant College Program Overview

Host: Philip Kramer (FIO)

Jan. 27, 2017

Speaker: Ke Chen

Affiliation: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Title: Heat Balance and Temperature Variability in the Northeast US Coastal Ocean

Host: Yun Li

 

Feb. 3, 2017

Speaker: Changsheng Chen

Affiliation: Univ. of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Title: Downscaling Simulation of Oceanic Responses to Climate Change: A Global-Basin-Coastal-Estuarine Resolving FVCOM System

Host: Chuanmin Hu

 

Feb. 10, 2017

Speaker: Katie Schreiner

Affiliation: Large Lakes Observatory at the University of Minnesota Duluth

Title: Sources and Reactivity of Terrestrial Organic Carbon to the Colville River Delta, Beaufort Sea, Alaska

Host: Brad E. Rosenheim

 

Feb. 13, 2017

Speaker: Greg Johnson (note: special date, same time as usual)

Affiliation: NOAA PMEL

Title: Improving Estimates of Earth’s Energy Imbalance

Host: Don Chambers

 

Feb. 14, 2017

Speaker: Luanne Thompson (note: special date, same time as usual)

Affiliation: University of Washington

Title: Linkages between the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, the Gulf Stream and the Atmosphere: circulation, heat content and air-sea interaction

Host: Amelia Shevenell

 

Feb. 20, 2017

Speaker/Affiliations: Masanobu Yamamoto (Hokkaido University) & Leonid Polyak (Byrd Polar Research Center, the Ohio State University)

Title: Detection of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and tropical storm activity during the last 2900 years using Beppu Bay anoxic sediment cores

Host: Brad E. Rosenheim

 

Feb. 21, 2017

Speaker/Affiliation: Angela Rosenberg, President, ANGARI Foundation, Inc.

Title: Announcing ANGARI: A New and Innovative Platform for Ocean Research and Public Outreach

Host: Mark E. Luther

 

Feb. 23, 2017

Speaker: Alan Blumberg

Affiliation: Stevens Institute of Technology

Title: Coastal and Operational Forecasting Research at The Davidson Laboratory

Host: Robert Weisberg

 

Mar. 2, 2017

Speaker: Joel Fodrie

Affiliation: UNC Chapel-Hill

Title: Has warming, oil pollution, and fishing dramatically altered coastal ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico?

Host: Chris Stallings

 

Mar. 9, 2017

Speaker: Kiho Kim 

Affiliation: American University

Title: Nitrogen Dynamics in Tropical Coastal Ecosystems: A Case Study in Guam

Host: Chris Simoniello

Mar. 24 2017

Speaker: Andreas Thurnherr

Affiliation: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory/Columbia University

Title: Vertical Kinetic Energy, Turbulence and Mixing in the Ocean

Host: Xinfeng Liang

 

Mar. 27 2017

Speaker: Peter Hamilton

Affiliation: NC State University

Title: Recent Gulf of Mexico Loop Current studies performed by BOEM

Host: Robert Weisberg

 

Mar. 30 2017

Speaker: Stephani Gordon

Affiliation: Open Boat Films, LLC

Title: Science Communication in the current landscape- a filmmakers perspective

Host: Brad Seibel

 

Apr. 6-7 2017

Eminent Scholars Lecture Series

 

Apr. 21 2017

Speaker: Allison K. Smith

Affiliation: Univ. Washington

Title: Projections of climate driven changes on blood oxygen affinity in pelagic habitats

Host: Brad Seibel

 

Apr. 28, 2017

Speaker: Lisa Beal

Affiliation: Univ. of Miami, RSMAS

Title: Broadening not strengthening of the Agulhas Current since the early 1990’s

Host: Mark Luther

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Direct and indirect effects of invasive lionfish in the northern Gulf of Mexico and their potential mitigation

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Speaker: Dr. Will Patterson

Affiliation: University of South Alabama, Department of Marine Sciences, Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Seminar Title: Direct and indirect effects of invasive lionfish in the northern Gulf of Mexico and their potential mitigation

When: May 10, 2016 11:00am EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Dr. Gary Mitchum

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Last modified on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 15:50

SPECIAL HONORARY SEMINAR & DEGREE

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Speaker: Dr. S. George Philander

Affiliation: Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University

Seminar Title: The Hedgehog and the Fox:  A Nelson Mandela perspective on GLOBAL WARMING, who will also be receiving the first USF Honorary Degree of Doctor of Marine Science on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6:00 PM Graduate Commencement in Tampa.

When: May 6, 2016 3:00pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Dr. Robert Weisberg

Prior to the seminar in the same room at 2:00 PM there will be a book signing of his recent book, "Our Affair with El Nino," published by the Princeton University Press.  

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Highlights: 

A member of the National Academy of Sciences; providing seminal contributions explaining a broad range of Earth climate phenomena from the annual cycle, to inter-annual and multi-decadal climate variations, to the ice ages, all in relation to the coupling between the ocean and atmosphere; and his singularly courageous and unselfish education and outreach initiative to underprivileged students in this country of birth, South Africa. "Rarely is there an individual with a career record that encompasses the purposes, values and ideals of USF so completely."

 

Last modified on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 15:52

Sheet flow in the surf and swash zones

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Speaker: Dr. Jack Puelo

Affiliation: University of Delaware - College of Engineering

Seminar Title: Sheet flow in the surf and swash zones

When: April 28, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Nathaniel Plant (USGS)

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Last modified on Monday, 02 May 2016 13:20

Combining in situ observations, passive acoustics, and genetics to understand complex spawning behaviors

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Speaker: Dr. Chris Koenig

Affiliation: Florida State University

Seminar Title: Combining in situ observations, passive acoustics, and genetics to understand complex spawning behaviors

When: Jan. 22, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Orian Tzadik & Chris Stallings

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Last modified on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 16:07

Holistic approach to ecosystem-based fisheries management: identifying limits of fishing

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Speaker: Dr. Francisco Arreguin-Sanchez

Affiliation: Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas 

Seminar Title: Holistic approach to ecosystem-based fisheries management: identifying limits of fishing

When: Dec. 4, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Cameron Aimsworth

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PowerPoint Presentation

 

Last modified on Monday, 07 December 2015 18:26

Exploring the morphodynamics of river deltas and barrier islands

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Speaker: Dr. Jorge Lorenzo-Trueba

Affiliation: Montclaire State University

Seminar Title: Exploring the morphodynamics of river deltas and barrier islands. What can we learn from simple models?

When: Dec. 3, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Nathaniel Plant (USGS)

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Last modified on Monday, 07 December 2015 18:20

My Journey as a Climate Modeler and How the Earth's Climate is Likely to Change

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Speaker: Dr. Warren Washington

Affiliation: National Center for Atmospheric Research

Seminar Title: My Journey as a Climate Modeler and How the Earth's Climate is Likely to Change

When: Nov. 20, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Frank Muller-Karger & Bernard Batson

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Last modified on Monday, 07 December 2015 19:36

Amazing viral diversity in aquatic animals showcases the big bang-like radiation of virus evolution

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Speaker: Dr. Terry Fei Fan Ng

Affiliation: Center for Disease Control

Seminar Title: Amazing viral diversity in aquatic animals showcases the big bang-like radiation of virus evolution

When: Nov. 13, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Karyna Rosario

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* Please request video before Dec. 15, 2015.  Speaker requests the video to be deleted on that day.

 

 

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Acoustic measurements of sediment transport over sand dunes

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Speaker: Dr. Greg Wilson

Affiliation: Dalhousie University

Seminar Title: Acoustic measurements of sediment transport over sand dunes

When: Nov. 5, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Joseph Long (USGS)

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Coral reef community trajectories in a climate of change: Cross-scale implications for persistence and resilience

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Speaker: Dr. Edwin Hernandez

Affiliation:  University of Puerto Rico

Seminar Title: Coral reef community trajectories in a climate of change: Cross-scale implications for persistence and resilience

When: Oct. 23, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Maria Vega-Rodriguez & Frank Muller-Karger

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Last modified on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 16:48

20th century sea level rise: What do we (not) know?

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Speaker: Dr. Philip Thompson

Affiliation: University of Hawaii

Seminar Title: 20th century sea level rise: What do we (not) know?

When: Oct. 8, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Gary Mitchum (USFCMS)

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Last modified on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 16:31

POSSIBLE EL NIÑO AND NAO INFLUENCES ON GULF OF MEXICO METEOTSUNAMIS, AND RELEVANCE OF INFRAGRAVITY WAVES IN A WAVE-DOMINATED INLET

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Speaker: Dr. Maitane Olabarrieta

Affiliation: University of Florida

Seminar Title: POSSIBLE EL NIÑO AND NAO INFLUENCES ON GULF OF MEXICO METEOTSUNAMIS, AND RELEVANCE OF INFRAGRAVITY WAVES IN A WAVE-DOMINATED INLET

When: Oct. 2, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Patricia Dalyander (USGS)

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Ocean observations of relative dispersion and stirring

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Speaker: Dr. Rick Lumpkin

Affiliation: NOAA AOML

Seminar Title: Ocean observations of relative dispersion and stirring

When: Sept. 25, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Boris Galperin

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Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:34

Marine insights into the mid-Pleistocene climate transition and its lasting tectonic impact

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Speaker: Dr. John Jaeger

Affiliation: University of Florida

Seminar Title: Marine insights into the mid-Pleistocene climate transition and its lasting tectonic impact

When: Sept. 17, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Amelia Shevenell

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Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:35

Holocene relative sea-level change from near-, intermediate-, and far-field locations

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Speaker: Dr. Nicole Khan

Affiliation:  Sea Level Research, Department of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers University

Seminar Title: Holocene relative sea-level change from near-, intermediate-, and far-field locations

When: Sept. 10, 2015 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Lisa Osterman (USGS)

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Last modified on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:32

Student-Alumni Career Panel and Social

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Moderated by- Merrie Beth Neely, Ph.D., 08 ‘ and Bruce Barber, Ph.D., ‘84

Bill Arnold, Ph.D., ’06, Branch Chief, NOAA Southeast Regional Office
Libby Carnahan, ’05, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Agent, Florida Sea Grant
Jenna Cummings, ’06, Director of Marine Studies, Canterbury School of Florida
Molly McLaughlin, ’00, Laboratory Manager, United States Geological Survey
Andy Squires, ‘84, Coastal and Freshwater Resources Section Manager, Pinellas County

Short bios of our speakers

Time: 4PM - 5PM, TGIF Afterwards

Title: USF College of Marine Science Student-Alumni Career Panel and Social

Host: Howard Rutherford

Description - The panel is convened in collaboration between the USF Marine Science Society and the College of Marine Science in an effort to expose current students to the career diversity their future degree opens for them, highlight marketable skills, and foster mentoring through CMS alumni introductions. Using a moderated panel discussion format, current CMS students will engage with successful, diverse CMS alumni in careers outside Academia. Panel include individuals in informal and formal education, policy and government and management.

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Last modified on Thursday, 10 September 2015 14:02

Meet and Greet the Science Faculty Fall 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Every first Friday of the spring/fall semester we have a faculty seminar series to let you get more familiar with every research group at CMS. To view the faculty members speaking this year please see the following link.

http://www.marine.usf.edu/documents/spring-2015-cms-seminar-series-flyer.pdf

This semester we'll start with the faculty seminars series on Aug. 28, 2015. Then the guest speaker seminars will be held each Thursday or Friday during the semester. They cover a wide range of topics.

Finally at 4:30pm, there will be student-faculty interactions until 6:00pm.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 13:54

Grim Reaper's a calling. Diseases of marine wildlife in the Tropical Pacific

ST. PETERSBURG - Speaker: Dr. Thierry WorkAffiliation: USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu, HawaiiSeminar Title: Grim Reaper's a calling. Diseases of marine wildlife in the Tropical Pacific When: May 1, 2015 3:30pm ESTWhere: MSL Conference Room (134)Host: Mya Breitbart & Elizabeth Fahsbender View Thierry Work…
Last modified on Friday, 24 April 2015 13:36

A Natural Biogeochemical Reactor

ST. PETERSBURG - Speaker: Dr. Cyril MarchandAffiliation: Noumea, New CaledoniaSeminar Title: A Natural Biogeochemical Reactor When: Apr. 30, 2015 3:30pm ESTWhere: MSL Conference Room (134)Host: Eugene Domack and Brad Rosenheim View Cyril Marchand flyer Join event on Facebook Cyril is currently a senior research scientist…
Last modified on Friday, 24 April 2015 13:36

Estuarine responses to long-term changes in barrier island morphology

ST. PETERSBURG - Speaker: Dr. Ryan MulliganAffiliation: Queen’s University, CanadaSeminar Title: Estuarine responses to long-term changes in barrier island morphology When: Apr. 23, 2015 3:30pm ESTWhere: MSL Conference Room (134)Host: Cheryl Hapke (USGS) View Ryan Mulligan flyer Join event on Facebook
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The seasonal signature of submesoscale turbulence observed from moorings in the North Atlantic

ST. PETERSBURG - Speaker: Dr. Christian BuckinghamAffiliation: University of SouthamptonSeminar Title: The seasonal signature of submesoscale turbulence observed from moorings in the North Atlantic When: Apr. 17, 2015 3:30pm ESTWhere: MSL Conference Room (134)Host: Boris Galperin (USFCMS) View Christian Buckingham flyer Join event on Facebook
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