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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

Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar TitleCommittee Contact (Host)
Jan 16 Rick DeVoe
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
 New and Emerging Resiliency Initiatives of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Susannah Sheldon, SC Sea Grant (TBD)
Jan 23 Paul Nolan
The Citadel
Putting Darwin on the Ice: Basic Research Serving the Conservation of Antarctic Penguins Susannah Sheldon, SC Sea Grant (D. Owens)
Jan 30 David Owens
College of Charleston
Dave's Biggest Turtle "Tails"; Hits from 1969-2014 Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Feb 6 John Weinstein
The Citadel
Microplastic Debris in Charleston Harbor: A Global Problem in Our Backyard Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Feb 13 Leslie Sautter
College of Charleston
Exploration of Seafloor Habitats and Geomorphology: The CofC BEAMS Program Hannah Bouchillon, CofC (H. Bouchillon)
Feb 20 Kevin Armbrust
Louisiana State University
Paul Pennington, NOAA (TBD)
Feb 27 No Seminar CofC Spring Break
Mar 6 No Seminar CofC Spring Break
Mar 13 Jill Johnson 
College of Charleston
Lou Burnett, CofC (K. Burnett)
Mar 20 Paula Keener
NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program
Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Mar 27 Gavin Naylor
College of Charleston
Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Apr 3 Nicholas Colvard
Northeastern University
The Nutrient Effect: Quantifying How Eutrophication Influences the Eco-physiology and Ecology of a Primary Producer Lou Burnett, CofC (S. Krueger-Hadfield)
Apr 10 Mark Martindale
Whitney Lab, University of Florida
George Grice, Jr. Lecture: Bob Podolsky, CofC (B. Podolsky)
Apr 17 Joe Stewart
NIST
Boron and Meteoric Diagenesis: Questioning the Fidelity of Snowball Earth δ11B Excursions Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Apr 24 April Blakeslee Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)

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Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee