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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

Biogeography and Connectivity of Intertidal Ecosystem Engineers on the Atlantic Coast of Europe

Lou Burnett, CofC (L. Burnett)
Sep 12 David Thistle
Florida State University
On the Size of Species' Ranges in the Sediment-Covered Deep Sea Lou Burnett, CofC (C. Plante)
Sep 19 Dean Grubbs
Florida State University 
Endangered Sawfish and Deep-Sea Sixgill Sharks: Using Modern Telemetry to Study Very Large Elasmobranch Fishes Colloquium Committee
Sep 26 Jeb Byers
University of Georgia
Using Marine Parasites to Address Macroecological Questions with Microscopic Organisms Lou Burnett, CofC (E. Sotka)
Oct 3 Nikolaos Rigas
Clemson University
Integrating New Technologies into the Electrical Grid Susannah Sheldon, SC Sea Grant (R. DeVoe)
Oct 10 Peter Etnoyer
Decline In Condition Of Mesophotic Sea Fans after Deepwater Horizon Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Oct 17 Rusty Brainard
NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Hawaii
Science to Support Ecosystem-Based Management of Pacific Coral Reefs Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Oct 24 Thomas Rainwater
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Status and Conservation of the American Crocodile and Central American River Turtle in Belize Ben Parrott, MUSC (B. Parrott)
Oct 31 Andrew Tweel

Patterns and Pathways of Wetland Sedimentation and Landscape Change in Coastal Louisiana

Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (TBD)
Nov 7 No Seminar
Nov 14 Marcel Reichert

Making sense of SEDAR, SAFMC, SEAMAP, SERFS, SSC, ASMFC, MARMAP, and more; Marine Fisheries Management and Stock Assessments in the SE region

Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCNDR (TBD)
Nov 21 John Vena
The Perils of the Hunter-gatherer in the Modern Era 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