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Seminar: Dr, Dustin Kemp, UAB

October 26, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Assistant Professor Karl Castillo hosts a seminar presented by Dustin Kemp, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Modern challenges for coral reefs: Functional traits and genetic diversity of Indo-Pacific and Caribbean coral Presenter Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of … Continued

Master’s Research Seminar: Jessica Smith

October 17, 2016

A Master’s Research Seminar presented by UNC Marine Sciences Graduate Student, Jessica Smith. Title: Probabilistic Track Generation for Storm Surge Prediction Abstract: Hurricanes and associated storm surges are costly and devastating natural hazards that affect populations on much of the world’s coasts. To … Continued

Seminar: Dr, Suzanna Brauer, App State

October 12, 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 … Continued

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Rob Lampe

October 10, 2016

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by Univertisy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Marine Sciences Graduate Student, Rob Lampe on Phytoplankton Thin Layers.

Assistant Professor Wei Mei’s new paper on Typhoon Intensity

October 10, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences Assistant Professor, Wei Mei co-authored a new paper on the increasing intensity of typhoons titled “Intensification of landfalling typhoons over the northwest Pacific since the late 1970s” which was published in the journal Nature Geoscience  9, 753–757 (2016) doi:10.1038/ngeo2792. … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Erik Zettler, Sea Education Association

October 5, 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 … Continued

MS Thesis Defense: Kathleen Onorevole

October 3, 2016

Restoration of estuarine habitats supports changes in N cycling and removal over time Habitat restoration is a valuable way to curtail environmental degradation.  In estuarine systems in North Carolina, oyster reefs and salt marshes are frequently restored together as living … Continued

Seminar: Dr. David DeMaster, NCSU

September 28, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Distinguished Professor Chris Martens hosts a seminar presented by David J. DeMaster, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Climate Change in High Latitudes: Benthic Responses and Labile Carbon Inventories under Collapsed Ice Shelves Presenter Affiliation: Dept. of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North … Continued

Research Seminar: JP Rippe

September 26, 2016

A research seminar presented by UNC MASC Graduate Student, JP Rippe. Title: Assessing Historical Growth and Connectivity of Coral Reefs at Multiple Scales Throughout the Caribbean Basin Abstract: Over the past three decades, coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea have experienced severe … Continued

Seminar: Dr. Barbara MacGregor, UNC-CH

September 21, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ Research Assistant Professor Barbara MacGregor, Ph.D. Seminar Presentation. Seminar Title: Multiplication is vexation: A genomic perspective on DNA replication and cell division in the large sulfur bacteria Presenter Affiliation: Department of Marine Sciences, UNC – Chapel Hill Summary: Bacteria … Continued