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Ph.D. Proposal Defense: David Marshall

December 5, 2016

UNC Marince Sciences PhD candidate David Marshall gives his proposal defense titled: Turbulent mixing, circulation and salt transport in a strongly stratified, microtidal, wind-driven estuary.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Ian Kroll

November 4, 2016

The Ph.D. Dissertation Defense of Ian Kroll will be presented at UNC IMS (Institute of Marine Science) seminar room 222 in Morehead City – NC, and streamed to Murray Hall, room 3204 of the Marine Sciences Department, UNC at Chapel … Read more

Seminar: Dr. Daphne Klotsa, UNC-CH Applied Physical Sciences

September 2, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Professor Alberto Scotti hosts a seminar presented by Daphne Klotsa, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Collective behavior of particles and swimmers in fluids at intermediate Reynolds numbers Presenter Affiliation: Department of Applied Physical Sciences, UNC-CH Abstract: Rigid spherical particles … Read more

Seminar: John Bane, MASC UNC-CH

August 29, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ hosts a seminar presented by Rising Professor Emeritus John Bane, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Alternative Energy from Ocean Currents Presenter Affiliation: UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences Summary: The kinetic energy in ocean currents, or marine hydrokinetic (MHK)energy, is a renewable … Read more

Seminar: Dr. Erik Zettler, Sea Education Association

August 23, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Associate Professor Marc Alperin hosts a seminar presented by Erik Zettler, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Diversity & Function of the Marine “Plastisphere” Community Presenter Affiliation: Sea Education Association (SEA) Summary: The “Plastisphere” encompasses a diverse microbial and metazoan community … Read more

Research Seminar: Andrew Hyde

August 23, 2016

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 … Read more

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Charlie Deaton

August 23, 2016

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC IMS Graduate Student, Charlie Deaton. Seminar Title: Bistability and resilience in coupled bio-geomorphic coastal systems Abstract: Many coastal ecosystems, such as dunes, salt marshes, and seagrass beds, exist due to biological-geologic feedbacks that result in highly dynamic, … Read more

Seminar: Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, UFL

August 10, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Professor and Department Chairman Harvey Seim hosts a seminar presented by Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Sea-level rise hot spots along the U.S. Atlantic coast Presenter Affiliation: University of Florida, Civil and Coastal Engineering Department Summary: Sea-level rise … Read more

Seminar: Dr, Suzanna Brauer, App State

August 10, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Associate Professor Marc Alperin hosts a seminar presented by Suzanna Brauer, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Flipping the switch: Peatland warming triggers accelerated carbon degradation, altered methane dynamics, and reverse ecological succession Presenter Affiliation: Appalachian State University Summary: Peatlands harbor … Read more