Spring CBL Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series - 2014

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

Jan 29, Dr. Mike Stukel, UMCES-Horn Point Laboratory, Top-Down, Bottom-Up and Physical Controls on Diatom-Diazotroph Assemblage Growth in the Amazon River Plume.

Feb 5, Dr. Jon Kramer, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, Programs, Process and Opportunities at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center: SESYNC at Year Three.

Feb 12, Dr. Matt Oliver, University of Delaware-Lewes, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, The Match and Mis-Match of Environmental Selection: Does Mesoscale Variability Provide Refuge and Management Options in a Changing Climate?

Feb 19, Dr. William Bowerman, University of Maryland, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, A 50-year Study of Bald Eagles in Michigan: Effects of Climate Change, Environmental Pollutants, and Other Stressors.

Feb 26, No Seminar, Ocean Sciences Meeting

Mar 5, Dr. Mike Paolisso, University of Maryland Department of Anthropology, Culture and Climate Change in Coastal Communities.

Mar 12, Mr. Mike Henley, George Mason University, Center for Field Studies, Diary of a Coral Midwife: Developing Ex Situ Conservation Techniques. 

Mar 19, No Seminar, Spring Break

Mar 26, Dr. Bill Boicourt, UMCES-Horn Point Laboratory, Chesapeake Bay Circulation: from Zephyrs to Seabreezes, to Gales. 

Apr 2, Cancelled -- Dr. Nat Weston, Villanova University, Department of Geography and the Environment, TBA.

Apr 9, Dr. Nick Nidzieko, UMCES-Horn Point Laboratory, "So Odum and Pritchard walk into a bar... Some physics of estuarine ecosystem metabolism."

Apr 16, Dr. Meng Xia, UMES-Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center, Application of Finite Volume Coastal Ocean Model and its CE-QUAL-ICM to Lake Erie.

Apr 23, Dr. Denise Breitburg, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center,  Chesapeake shallows: reconciling whole system and local-scale responses.

Apr 30, Dr. Mark Brush, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, TBA.

May 7, Cancelled -- Dr. Jorge Holzer, University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Harvest Reporting, Uncertainty and the Value of Timely Information.