The PhD Proposal Defense of Martin Benavides will be presented by the Department of Marine Sciences and the Institute of Marine Sciences. The main location of this event will be in room 222 at IMS in Morehead City, NC. The defense will be streamed live … Continued
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
A research seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Andrew Hyde. Title: Life in the gradient: Investigating the changing microbial community in the Orca Basin chemocline Abstract: Orca Basin is an anoxic hypersaline pool in the seabed of the Gulf of … Continued
Methane hydrates are a type of ice that has trapped methane molecules. It is estimated that there may be 1500 gigatons (1015 g) of carbon trapped in methane hydrates in the sediments of the world’s continental margins. This volume of methane gas is equal to the volume of the Mediterranean Sea under standard conditions; providing a tremendous amount of potential energy to the ~106 microbial cells/cm3 found in hydrate sediments. This seminar explores the interplay between these rich microbial communities and this large methane reservoir.
UNC Marine Sciences’ Distinguished Professor Christopher Martens hosts a seminar presented by Joel Fodrie, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Title: Has warming, oiling, and fishing fundamentally altered coastal ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico? Abstract: The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is … Continued
The M.S. Thesis Defense of Greg Sorg will be presented at Murray Hall, in the 3rd floor conference room #3204 of the Marine Sciences Department, UNC at Chapel Hill and live broadcast to UNC Institute of Marine Science (IMS) in Morehead City, NC. This event will be held on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 9:00 AM.
UNC Marine Sciences Professor and UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Director Rick Luettich hosts a seminar presented by Norberto Nadal-Caraballo, Ph.D.. Presenter Affiliations: Leader, Coastal Hazards and Stochastic Processes Group, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center Title: Probabilistic Coastal … Continued
An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Rachel Canty. Seminar Title: Chemotactic influences on phytoplankton-bacteria interactions Abstract: Bacteria play an important role in cycling organic matter to higher trophic levels as well as providing inorganic matter to autotrophs. … Continued
A research seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Maxwell Tice-Lewis. Seminar Title: Determining drivers of oyster reef community dynamics and resilience to freshet disturbance across estuarine gradients. Abstract: Eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) are estuarine foundational species ranging from … Continued
A research seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Charlie Deaton. Title: Geomorphic and ecological response to land-use change and sedimentation in coastal watersheds along an urban-rural gradient Abstract: Physical changes across Earth’s landscape eventually cause changes along the coast, where rivers … Continued