Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series Spring 2016

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

Jan 14, Helen Bailey-Olde, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, "Going with the Flow? Movement Ecology of Mobile Marine Species."

Jan 20, Hali Kilbourne, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, "Reconstructing Tropical Climate Over Recent Centruies: Adventures of a Coral-Paleoclimatologist."

Jan 27, Mike Evans, University of Maryland College Park, ESSIC, "Ocean2K: Past, Present and Future."

Jan 28, Leanne Powers, "A Global Perspective of the Importance of Photo-Degradation and the Production of CO2 from Marine Dissolved Organic Matter."

Feb  3, Eric Schott, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, "The Role of Disease in Mortality of Aquatic Invertebrates: An Abundance of a Blue Crab Virus."

Feb 10, Heath Kelsey, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Integration and Application Network, Cambridge, MD, "The Mississippi River Watershed Report Card: Integrating Social and Economic Information into a Holistic Assessment."

Feb 17, Xin Zhang, Univeristy of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, MD, "Managing Nitrogen in the Anthropocene: Integrating Social and Ecological Perspectives."

Feb 24, David Post, Yale University, New Haven, CT. "The Tail of Two Fish: Importance of Intraspecific Variation for Community and Ecosystem Ecology."

Mar  2, Matt Reidenbach, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. "Following the Scent: Chemical and Flow Tracking by Acquatic Organisms."

Mar  9, BK Song, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA. "From 16S, to Estuarine N Cycle."

Mar 16, Sairah Malkin, "University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD, "Cable Bacteria: A Primer on electrically Conductive Bacteria in Coastal Sediments."

Mar 23, Dr. William Lamp, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, "No-Target Effects of Transgenic Corn Debris in Streams: The Changing Picture of Risk Assessment."

Mar 30, Autumn Oczkowski, US EPA - Atlantic Ecology Division Laboratory, Narragansett, RI, "Monitoring the Productivity of our Changing Coastal Ecosystems and the Case of Narragansett Bay."

Apr  6, Scott Knoche, "Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, "Economic Benefits of Acid Mine Drainage Remediation to Maryland Trout Anglers."

Apr 13, Robert Twilley, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, "Coastal Deltaic Floodplains: An Ecosystem Concept and Design to Promote Sustainable Deltaic Landscapes."

Apr 20, Matt Schmidt, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, "Impact of Abrupt Deglacial Climate Change on Tropical Atlantic Subsurface Temperature."

Apr 27, Bill Boicourt, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, "The Unsteady Chesapeake Bay: A Pulse-Response System."

May  4, Greg Silsbe, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, "New Frontiers in Phytoplankton Remote-Sensing."