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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.

DATE

SPEAKER

DFO / DEOS          

AFFILIATION

TITLE

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Changshen Chen

DFO

UMass Dartmouth, SMAST

"A Multi-scale Global-Basin-Coastal-Estuarine Integrated Model System: Development and Applications"

Wednesday, Sept. 14                

Steven Lentz                   

DEOS/DFO

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. 21

Mike Stokesbury

DFO

Acadia University

"Predicting and quantifying interactions between in-stream tidal power turbines  and migrating Atlantic sturgeon"

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Kerry Emanuel

DEOS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Climate Change and New England Hurricanes"

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Jason Boucher

DFO

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

"Larval transport"

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. 5

Greg Skomal

DFO

MA Marine Fisheries

"Seeing deeper: Using autonomous tracking to study the subsurface behavior of sharks"

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Kenneth Brink

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

"Cooling Winds and Eddies Over the Continental Shelf"

 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Emory Anderson

DFO

Retired NOAA, ICES

"Lessons from a career in fisheries science"

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Raymond Schmitt

DEOS

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

 

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

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Jenn Abelson

DFO

Boston Globe Spotlight Team

"Fishy Business: Seafood mislabeling at restaurants and grocery stores"

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Sarah Gaichas

DFO

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

"Simulating Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management: can results from model-world inform real life"

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. 2

Rob Drew

DFO

UMass Dartmouth, Biology

"Population genetics of fishes"

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Michael Armstrong

DEOS/DFO

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. 23

Erin Adams

DFO

Sea Education Association

Sailing for Science with Sea Education Association

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Farid Karimpour

DEOS

UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering

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

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Jason Link

DFO

National Marine Fisheries Service

"Are there common, fundamental, emergent properties of all marine ecosystems, and if so are they useful?"

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"

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Walt Golet

DFO

University of Rhode Island

Bluefin tuna

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