Thursday, 04 January 2018 Seminar Schedule Spring 2018

Seminar Schedule Spring 2018

2018 Spring Seminar Schedule

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

* Speakers highlighted in green have been confirmed. Speakers in black are tentative.


Jan. 12, 2018

Student Colloquium


**Cancelled** Jan. 18, 2018

Speaker: Joe Calantoni

Affiliation: Naval Research Laboratory

Title: Munitions Mobility and Burial in Underwater Environments

Host: Patricia “Soupy” Dalyander (USGS)


Jan. 26, 2018

Speaker: Kevin duClos

Affiliation: University of South Florida, Department of Integrated Biology

Title: Biomechanics of swimming and suspension feeding

Host: Don Chambers


Feb. 2, 2018

Speaker: Tony Haymet

Affiliation: Former director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, now co-owner of MRV Systems

Title: Measuring the heat of the Ocean: From a small business to global impact

Host: Kendra Daly


Feb. 9, 2018

Speaker: James Garey

Affiliation: University of South Florida, Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Title: Biogeochemistry and Hydrology of Coastal Sinks and Springs

Host: Pamela Hallock Muller


Feb. 16, 2018

Speaker: Jeffrey Gralnick

Affiliation: University of Minnesota

Title: Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics of Extracellular Electron Transfer

Host: Larry Dishaw (USF Health)


Feb. 23, 2018

Speaker: Ellen Prager

Affiliation: Science and Program Advisor, Celebrity Cruises Galapagos

Title: Galapagos Islands: The unique wildlife, geology, and environmental issues

Host: Don Chambers


Mar. 2, 2018

Speaker: Aditya Nayak

Affiliation: Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic University

Title: Characterizing coastal turbulence and in situ oceanic particle fields using particle image velocimetry and digital holography

Host: David Murphy, USF College of Engineering

(Note: St. Petersburg Grand Prix March 9-11, so Thursday only for a seminar).


Mar. 6, 2018 - Special Seminar

Speaker: Jason Link

Affiliation: Senior Scientist for Ecosystem Management, NOAA-NMFS, Woods Hole, MA

Title: Global ecosystem overfishing: clear delineation in the context of a changing climate and real limits to production

Host: Cam Ainsworth/Steve Murawski


**Cancelled due to weather in the northeast** Mar. 8, 2018

Speaker: Marilyn Brandt

Affiliation: Univ. of Virgin Islands

Title: The lesser of two evils: comparing the impact of catastrophic events on coral reefs of the US Virgin Islands

Host: Cara Cooper

Mar. 16, 2018

Spring Break (no seminar)


Mar. 23, 2018

Speaker: Joe Kuehl

Affiliation: University of Delaware

Title: TBA

Host: Robert Weisberg


Mar. 30, 2018

Speaker: Sean Cox

Affiliation: Simon Frasier University, Vancouver

Title: TBA

Host: Cameron Ainsworth


April 5-6, 2018

Eminent Scholars Lecture Series


April. 13, 2018

Speaker: Ed Camp

Affiliation: University of Florida

Title: Spatial dynamics of Florida's recreational fisheries and implications for their management

Host: Marcy Cockrell


April. 20, 2018

Speaker: Jess Fitzsimmons

Affiliation: TBA

Title: TBA

Host: Timothy Conway