Spring 2018 Seminars

Maxwell Tice-Lewis
Spatiotemporal patterns in biogenic-reef associated faunal communities over interannual and multidecadal timescales

Mon, May 14
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Rob Lampe
Distinct strategies by bloom-forming diatoms to frequently-encountered shifts in their environment

Tue, May 1
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Rachel Noble, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS)
Managing stormwater in a complex coastal system

Wed, Apr 25
David Marshall
Turbulent mixing, circulation and salt transport in a strongly stratified, microtidal, wind-driven estuary

Tue, Apr 24
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Mollie Yacano
Marine Microplastics: Physical Transport and Impacts on Biological and Biogeochemical Processes

Mon, Apr 23
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Elizabeth Canuel, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
Ecosystems on the Edge: Carbon Composition and Dynamics at the Marsh-Estuary Interface

Wed, Apr 18
Erika Neave
Marine Protected Areas: A safe haven in the face of climate change?

Mon, Apr 16
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Owen Mulvey-McFerron
Swimming Blind: Ocean Acidification Induced Sensory Impairment in Fish

Mon, Apr 9
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Jana Haddad
How have observations of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) tracers in the Mid-Atlantic informed understanding of meso-scale ocean circulation processes?

Mon, Apr 2
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Anna Atencio
The race to the top. Variations in sediment accumulation rates among salt-marsh and intertidal oyster-reef landscapes.

Thu, Mar 29
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Christopher Sommerfield, University of Delaware – School of Marine Science and Policy
Mechanisms of Marsh Accretion and Carbon Burial in the Delaware Estuary

Wed, Mar 28
Charlie Deaton
Land use change and tidal creek sedimentation in coastal watersheds of North Carolina

Mon, Mar 26
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Charles Fisher, Pennsylvania State University – Department of Biology
Covered with Oil in the Ivory Tower

Wed, Mar 21
Bryce Van Dam
Fickle fluxes: Carbon biogeochemistry across spatio-temporal scales

Mon, Mar 19
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Elizabeth Shank, UNC-CH – Biology Department
Chemical communication in the soil microbiome

Wed, Mar 7
Taylor Asher
Does Biomixing Affect Ocean Circulation?

Mon, Mar 5
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Christopher Osburn, NCSU Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Scalable Carbon Fluxes across Terrestrial-Aquatic Interfaces of Wetlands and Coastal Waters

Wed, Feb 28
Lauren Speare
Bacterial Symbionts use a type VI secretion system to eliminate competitors in their natural host

Mon, Feb 26
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Nathan McTigue, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science NOAA
Revisiting the blueprints for blue carbon: can salt marsh carbon sequestration mitigate climate change?

Wed, Feb 21
Tim Wahl
Biogeographic Connectivity in the Indo-Pacific

Mon, Feb 19
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Avery Paxton
Species-Habitat Relationships and Community Structure of Reef Fishes Associated with Temperate Hardbottom Reefs of North Carolina, USA

Thu, Feb 8
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Siddhartha Mitra, ECU Department of Geological Sciences
Uncontrolled conduits for carbon flux in coastal systems

Wed, Feb 7
Rachel Canty
Interspecies and intraspecies killing by Vibrio vulnificus correlates with the presence of type VI secretion system 2

Mon, Feb 5
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Martin Benavides
Patterns of variability in coastal shark populations across multiple spatiotemporal scales

Mon, Jan 29
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Proposal Defense

John Rippe
Assessing the resilience and connectivity of coral reefs at multiple spatial scales throughout the wider Caribbean Sea

Mon, Jan 22
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Proposal Defense