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Seminar Series

School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) Fall 2016 Seminar Series

The fall 2016 seminar series begins September 14 and runs through December 7.

Unless otherwise indicated, DFO seminars are Wednesdays at 3:30 PM in Room 157 of SMAST II, AT&T Building, Fairhaven. DFO seminars are simulcast to Room 204, SMAST I, New Bedford. Contact Prof. Gavin Fay at gfay@umassd.edu for information. Unless otherwise indicated, DEOS seminars are Wednesdays at 12:30 PM in Room 204 of SMAST I, New Bedford and simulcast to Room 325, SMAST II. Contact Prof. Mark Altabet at maltabet@umassd.edu for information.

Routine videotaping of seminars began October 1, 2014. To view a videotape of a seminar, click on a highlighted title. (Patience is recommended; video may take some time to load. Adobe Flash Player is required; download the lastest version for free here.) Access past seminars by visiting the Echo360 website.

Listings of Department of Fisheries (DFO) seminars are forthcoming.

DATE

SPEAKER

DFO / DEOS          

AFFILIATION

TITLE

Wednesday, Sept. 14                

Steven Lentz                   

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

"Seasonal Warming of the Middle Atlantic Bight Cold Pool"

(Joint Seminar with Department of Fisheries Oceanography)

Wednesday, Sept. 21

William Schwab

DEOS

United States Geological Survey                       

 

"Hurricanes and Coastal Flooding Hazards - The Intersection of the Media, Politics, and Science: An Example from Fire Island, New York

 

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Kerry Emanuel

DEOS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Climate Change and New England Hurricanes"

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Jaime Palter

DEOS

University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography

"Global Climate Impacts of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation"

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Kenneth Brink

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

"Cooling Winds and Eddies Over the Continental Shelf"

 

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Raymond Schmitt

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

"Salinity and the Global Water Cycle: a New Predictor of Terrestrial Rainfall"

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Vivien Menezes

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

"Accelerated Freshening of Antarctic Bottom Waters over the Last Decade (2016-2007) in the Southern Indian Ocean"

 

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Michael Armstrong

DEOS

Massachusetts Marine Fisheries

“From Snails to Whales: The Challenge of Managing Marine Species with Diverse Life Histories”

(Joint Seminar with Department of Fisheries Oceanography)

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Farid Karimpour

DEOS

UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering

"Turbulent Mixing in Density-Stratified Wall-bounded Flows"

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Maureen Conte

DEOS

Marine Biological Laboratory

"Particle Flux in the Ocean's Interior: Insights from the Oceanic Flux Program (OFP) Time Series"

PAST SEMINARS

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