Seminar: Dr. James Hench, Duke University Marine Lab

December 6, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ is proud to host a seminar by James Hench, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Marine Lab, Marine Science & Conservation Division Title: Wave-driven flow over coral reefs Abstract: Coming soon!      

MS Thesis Defense: Andrew Hyde

December 6, 2017

The Masters Thesis Defense of Andrew Hyde will be presented by the Department of Marine Sciences in seminar room G201 on the ground floor of Murray Hall, UNC at Chapel Hill. Live stream can be made available upon request. This event will be held on Wednesday, December 6th … Continued

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Saulo Mendes

December 4, 2017

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Saulo Mendes. Seminar Title: Potential connections among climate change, tropical cyclones and tsunamis Abstract: Tsunamis present a constant danger to coastal areas in part for behaving as shallow water waves, making … Continued

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Lauren Speare

November 20, 2017

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Lauren Speare. Seminar Title: Impact of ocean acidification on Blue Mussel immune defense mechanisms Abstract: Marine bivalves provide critical ecological and economic benefits through marine habitat creation, water filtration, and aquaculture. … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

November 1, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ is proud to host a seminar by Amala Mahadevan, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Title: How submesoscale processes mediate phytoplankton blooms Abstract: Submesoscale dynamics in the upper ocean have a two-pronged effect: On the one … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Antonio Rodriguez, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences

October 25, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ is proud to host a seminar by Antonio Rodriguez, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Institute of Marine Sciences Title: Impacts of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise, Storms, and Development on Barrier-Island Landscapes and Carbon Reservoirs Abstract: Barrier islands migrate landward … Continued

Seminar: Dr. John Kessler, University of Rochester

October 11, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ is proud to host a seminar by John Kessler, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: University of Rochester, Earth and Environmental Studies Title: The Briny Blue Bubble Bender: Investigations of the chemical and isotopic kinetics of aerobic methane oxidation Abstract: The ocean seafloor harbors … Continued