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SMS Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in 354 Aubert Hall

 

 

Date

Speaker and Title

Host

September 5

Dr. Andrew Pershing, GMRI, "The Gulf of Maine and Climate Change."

Fei Chai

September 12

Dr. Emmanuel Boss, University of Maine, "Sampling the Oceans with Tara."

 

September 19

Dr. Hans Dam Guerrero, UCONN, "Phenothypic Plasticity and Potential Evolutionary Thermal Adaptation in Coastal Copepods."

Lee Karp-Boss

September 26

Dr. Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Understanding Marine Phytoplankton Biogeography Through Traits: Theory and Models."

Lee Karp-Boss

October 3

Dr. Chris Taggart, Dalhousie University, "Right Whale Food, Habitat, Risk and Mitigation: An Oceanographic Perspective."

Sam Truesdell

October 10

Dr. Ivona Cetinic, School of Marine Sciences, "TBA"

Emmanuel Boss

October 17

Dr. Lisa Kerr, GMRI, "Population Effects and Management Implications of Mixing Between Eastern and Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Stocks."

Gayle Zydlewski

October 24

Dr. Rachel Lasley-Rasher, University of Maine, "TBA"

Damian Brady

October 31

OPEN

 

November 7 Paul Anderson, Mystic Aquarium, "Do You Sense What I Sense? How Sensory Stimuli in Aquaria Impact Fish Health." Ian Bricknell
November 14 Dr. Elizabeth Harvey, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, "TBA." Mary Jane Perry

November 21

Dr. Mark Fast, University of Prince Edward Island, "Developing Resistance in a Host-parasite Relationship."

Ian Bricknell

November 29

THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

 

December 5

Dr. Doug Rasher, University of Maine, "TBA."

Bob Steneck

December 12

Dr. Christine Beitl, University of Maine, "Cultural and Ecological Aspects of Artisanal Fishing in Ecuador's Open-Access Mangrove-Associated Fisheries."

Teresa Johnson

 

For more information, contact

Heather Hamlin  heather.hamlin@umit.maine.edu
Or

Becky Van Beneden rebeccav@maine.edu  phone 581-2602

 

 


SMS Seminar Series

Spring 2014

Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in 354 Aubert Hall

 

 

Date

Speaker and Title

Host

January 17

Dr. Bridie McGreavy, University of Maine, "Working the Tides: Building Collaborative Capacity in Frenchman Bay."

Teresa Johnson

January 24

Dr. Julie Koester, Mount Allison, Sackville, NB, "Finding Evidence of Molecular Evolution in Diatoms."

Susan Brawley

January 31

NO SEMINAR - Faculty Retreat

 

February 7

Dr. Samuel Laney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, "New Insight into Polar Phytoplankton through Autonomous Technologies."

Lee Karp-Boss

February 14

Dr. Michael M. Whitney, University of Connecticut,
"Loading, Mixing, and Transport of Organic Contaminants in Long Island Sound."

Brian Dzwonkowski

February 21

Dr. Brian Beal, University of Maine at Machias, "The Role of Tidal Height in the Growth and Survival of Soft-shell Clam Juveniles in Eastern and Southwestern Maine."

Susan Brawley

February 28

JOINT with Wildlife Ecology

Dr. Joseph Kunkel, University of New England & UMass Amherst, "An Apatite for Lobster."

Gayle Zydlewski

March 7 & 14

SPRING BREAK

 

March 21

Dr. Kristina Cammen, Duke University, "Genome-wide Investigation of Adaptation to Harmful Algal Blooms in Bottlenose Dolphins."

David Townsend

March 28 Dr. Melissa Omand, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, "Eddy-Driven Subduction of Particulate Carbon during the North Atlantic Spring Bloom." Andrew Thomas
April 4 Dr. Lauren Mullineaux, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, "Larval Connectivity in a Deep-sea Vent Metacommunity." Pete Jumars & Carrier

April 11

Dr. Michael M. Whitney, UCONN, "Loading, Mixing, and Transport of Organic Contaminants in Long Island Sound."

 

Brian Dzwonkowski

April 18

Dr. Tal Ezer, Old Dominion University, "Climate Change, Ocean Dynamics and Uneven Sea Level Rise Along the U.S. East Coast."

Huijie Xue

 

April 25

Dr. Richard Langton, NOAA, "The Buccoo Reef Trust: A Story of Success and Failure for a Caribbean Marine NGO"

Gayle Zydlewski

May 2

Dr. John Wise, University of Southern Maine, "The Gulf of Mexico Oil Crisis, an Unprecedented Marine Toxicology Experiment: Insights From Whale Cells and Tissues."

Becky Van Beneden

 

For more information, contact

Gayle Zydlewski  gayle.zydlewski@umit.maine.edu

Or

Brian Dzwonkowski  brian.dzwonkowski@maine.edu

 

SMS Seminar Series

Fall 2013

Fridays at 11:15 a.m. in 354 Aubert Hall

 

Date

Speaker and Title

Host

September 6

Dr. Anna Redden, Director, Acadia Centre for Estuarine Research, Acadia University, “Tracking Migratory Fish Movements in the Upper Bay of Fundy – Challenges and Revelations.”

Gayle Zydlewski

September 13

Dr. Deborah Steinberg, Professor of Marine Sciences, VIMS, “Zooplankton and Biogeochemical Cycling in the Changing Ecosystem of the West Antarctic Peninsula..”

Karen Stamieszkin

September 20

Dr. Áslaug Ásgeirdóttir, Associate Professor, Bates College, “The Political Economy of Ecosystem – Based Management and Marine Spatial Planning.”

Teresa Johnson

September 27

Dr. John Cannon, Sr. Meteorologist of the National ​Weather Service, Gray, ME, “Nor'easters, Battering Waves and Coastal Flooding in Maine.”

Huijie Xue

October 4

Dr. Victoria Braithwaite, Professor of Fisheries and Biology, Penn State, “Do Fish Feel Pain and Does it Matter.”

Ian Bricknell

October 11

Dr. Jon Hare, Fisheries Oceanographer, NOAA, “Climate Change and Marine Fisheries: Past, Present, and Future.”

Andrew Pershing

October 18

Dr. Kenneth Frank, Research Scientist, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, “The Evolving State of the Scotian Shelf Ecosystem.”

Jim Wilson

October 25

Dr. Lou Guillette, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Univ. of South Carolina, “Aquatic Ecosystems and Sentinel Species - Monitors of Health and Disease”

Heather Hamlin

November 1

Dr. Yi Chao, Seatrec, Inc., The Next Generation Profiling Float Powered by Ocean Temperature Differences.”

Fei Chai

November 8 Dr. Kathy Mills, Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, “Adapting Fisheries Management to a Changing Climate.” Andrew Thomas
November 15 Dr. Erik Sperling, Post Doc., Harvard University, “Oxygen, Ecology, and the Cambrian Radiation of Animals.” Pete Jumars

November 22

Dr. James McCleave, School of Marine Sciences, UMaine, “The Status of the American Eel Fishery in the United States.”

Fei Chai

November 29

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK, NO SEMINAR

 

 

December 6

**Dr.  Martinez, Sr. Research Scientist, Bigelow, Marine viruses: diversity and ecological roles.”

With SBE

December 13

Dr. Greg Skomal, Massachusetts  Dept. of Fish and Game, “Jaws Revisited: New Insights Into the Ecology of the White Shark in the North Atlantic”

Noah Oppenheim

 

For more information, contact

Gayle Zydlewski  gayle.zydlewski@umit.maine.edu

Or

Brian Dzwonkowski  brian.dzwonkowski@maine.edu

 

** Special Seminar

 

 

 

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