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Research Seminar: Charlie Deaton

March 6, 2017

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

Seminar: Emily Eidam, UW School of Oceanography

March 1, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Distinguished Professor Brent McKee hosts a seminar presented by UW Graduate Student, Emily Eidam Presenter Affiliation: University of Washington School of Oceanography Presenter Discipline: Marine Sediment Transport Seminar Title: Sedimentary processes contributing to delta evolution: Insights from the Elwha and Mekong … Continued

PhD Dissertation Defense: Justin Ridge

February 17, 2017

The Ph.D. Dissertation Defense of Justin Ridge will be presented at IMS (Institute of Marine Science) seminar room 222 in Morehead City, NC and live broadcast to Murray Hall, room 3204 of the UNC at Chapel Hill Marine Sciences Department. Held … Continued

Seminar: Dr, Xiao Yu, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences

February 15, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Associate Professor Alberto Scotti hosts a seminar presented by Xiao Yu, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Two-phase approach for sediment transport Presenter Affiliation: UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Summary: Sediment transport by turbulent flow occurs widely in nature and the modelling … Continued

Research Seminar: Rob Lampe

February 6, 2017

A research seminar presented by UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences graduate student, Rob Lampe. Seminar Title: Investigating distinct strategies by bloom-forming diatoms to frequently-encountered shifts in their environment. Abstract: Diatoms are a highly diverse and prominent group of eukaryotic phytoplankton that perform approximately … Continued

Why reefs matter

January 31, 2017

Title: Why reefs matter no matter where you live Author: Justin Baumann You’ve probably heard that coral reefs are in worldwide decline. If you read this blog that probably matters to you intrinsically, which is great. But what if you were … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Craig Carlson, UCSB Dept. of Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology

January 25, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Assistant Professor Scott Gifford hosts a seminar presented by Craig Carlson, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara – Department of Ecology Evolution & Marine Biology Title: Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics, Export & Removal: Insights Gained from Oceanic Transects … Continued

Research Seminar: Greg Sorg

January 23, 2017

A research seminar presented by UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Graduate Student, Greg Sorg. Seminar Title: Testing the Effectiveness of Alternative Substrates for Subtidal Oyster Reef Construction Abstract: In North Carolina, the wild stock of Eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica, is currently a … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Brett Froelich, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences

January 18, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Assistant Professor Alecia Septer hosts a seminar presented by Brett Froelich, Ph.D. Presenter Affiliation: UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Presenter Discipline: Microbial physiology Seminar Title: The Tripartite lifestyle of Vibrio vulnificus Summary: The marine bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus, is found in estuarine and … Continued