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Fort Johnson Marine Science Seminar Series

Place: MRRI Auditorium at Fort Johnson

Time: 4 p.m. on Friday afternoons, unless otherwise posted
Refreshments: before each seminar and at a reception with the seminar speaker, which occurs at the MUSC White House or the SCDNR Outdoor Classroom after the seminar

Archives of Fort Johnson Seminars

Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar TitleCommittee Contact (Host)
Aug 22 Brian Balmer
NOAA/NCCOS Hollings Marine Laboratory
Advances in Cetacean Telemetry: A Review of Single-pin Transmitter Attachment Techniques on Small Cetaceans and Development of a New Satellite-linked Transmitter Design Rusty Day, NIST (P. Pennington)
Aug 29 Kristy Hill
College of Charleston

Perspectives on the Species Diversity and Distribution of Oyster Parasites in the Genus Bonamia

Lou Burnett, CofC (C. Plante)
Sep 5 David Wethey
University of South Carolina
Climate Change and Biogeography of the European Intertidal Lou Burnett, CofC (L. Burnett)
Sep 12 David Thistle
Florida State University
Using Gene-Sequence Data to ask if the Deep Sea Harbors an Extraordinary Number of Species Lou Burnett, CofC (C. Plante)
Sep 19 Dean Grubbs
Florida State University 
Sep 26 Jeb Byers
University of Georgia
Lou Burnett, CofC (E. Sotka)
Oct 3 Nick Rigas
Clemson Restoration Institute
Offshore Wind Energy Potential in the Southeast Susannah Sheldon, SC Sea Grant (R. DeVoe)
Oct 10 Peter Etnoyer
TOPIC: Deep Sea Corals Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Oct 17
Oct 24 Thomas Rainwater
US Fish and Wildlife
Ben Parrott, MUSC (B. Parrott)
Oct 31 Andrew Tweel
TOPIC: Wetlands Ecology Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (TBD)
Nov 7 Marcel Reichert
TOPIC: Coastal fisheries policy/conservation Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCNDR (TBD)
Nov 14 Tanya Darden
TOPIC: Population genetics / fisheries management Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCNDR (TBD)
Nov 21 John Vena
Ben Parrott, MUSC (TBD)
Nov 28 No Seminar Thanksgiving Break
Dec 5 No Seminar CofC Final Exams 

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Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee