Fall CBL Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series - 2014

All seminars are held on Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m., BFL 1101 (unless otherwise noted).

Sep 10, Ming-Yi Sun, NSF Polar Research, Arctic: A Rapidly Changing Geographic Region.

Sep 17, Chris Kennedy, George Mason University, The Economic Impact of Freshwater Inputs to an Estuarine Fishery.

Sep 24, Gary Shenk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, History and Challenges of the Chesapeake Bay Program Models.

Oct 1, Pat Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Feedback Processes Governing Tidal Wetland Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise.

Oct 8, Chris Salice, Towson University, Risky Business: Understanding and Predicting Ecological Effects of Anthropogenic Stressors.

Oct 15, Maggie Holland, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Untangling the Policy Effect of Protected Areas, Land Titling, and PES (Payments for Ecosystem Services) on Forests and Livelihoods in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Oct 22, Leila Hamdan, George Mason University, Oil Spill Impacts on Gulf of Mexico Shipwrecks: Implications for Microbial Ecology, Archaeology, and Ecosystem Monitoring.

Oct 29, Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Buried Alive: Life Beneath the Seafloor.

Nov 5, Mark Brush, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Further Adventures in Modeling Through the Macroscope.

Nov 11 (TUESDAY, 3:30 PM), Matt Fitzpatrick, UMCES Appalachian Laboratory, From Genes to Species Assemblages: Using Community-Level Modeling to Understand and Map Biological Variation.

Nov 19, Larry Sanford, UMCES Horn Point Laboratory, The Physical Environment of Susquehanna Flats, Upper Chesapeake Bay.

Nov 24, (MONDAY, 3:30 PM), S. Bradley Moran, University of Rhode Island and National Science Foundation, Ocean Science Division, Arrival of Fukushima Radioactivity Offshore North America.

Dec 3, Hongsheng Bi, UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, When Space and Time Meet in the Pelagic Ecosystem, What Do We Do?

Dec 10, Dave Nelson, UMCES Appalachian Laboratory, Ecological Changes Across Space and Time: Using Stable Isotopes as Nature's Recorders.