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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 SCDNR Outdoor Classroom after the seminar

Archives of Fort Johnson Seminars

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title Committee Contact (Host)
Jan 11

No Seminar

Jan 18

Fred Holland
NOAA (Retired)

Tidal Creeks:  Complex Networks Linking the Landscape, Water Quality, Coastal Food Webs and Human Well-Being Peter Kingsley-Smith (Denise Sanger)
Jan 25 No Seminar
Feb 1 Connie Kot
Duke University
Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean: Global Sea Turtle Migratory Routes and Connected Areas Susannah Sheldon (David Owens)
Feb 8

Christine Figgener
Texas A&M

What a Plastic Straw can Teach us about Marine Turtles, Science, and Human Behaviour Peter Kingsley-Smith (Mike Arendt)
Feb 15 No seminar
Feb 22 Will F. Patterson III
University of Florida,
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Direct and Indirect Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impacts on  Northern Gulf of Mexico Reef Fishes

Julie Loewenstein (Virginia Shervette)

Mar 1

Jody Beers
College of Charleston
Integrative Approaches to Studying Animal Physiology in the Anthropocene Erik Sotka (Erik Sotka)
Mar 8 Chris Freeman
College of Charleston
Insights into Coral Reef Symbioses using Stable Isotopes Paul Pennington (Mike Janech)

Mar 15

No Seminar Spring Break

Mar 22

No Seminar Spring Break
Mar 29

Catherine Edwards
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography,
University of Georgia

Upper Slope Jets in Long Bay, SC: Observations and Bio-physical Interactions

Peter Kingsley-Smitth (Peter Kingsley-Smitth)
Apr 5 Troy Farmer
Clemson University
Natural Tracers as a Tool to Inform Fisheries Management Peter Kingsley-Smith (Peter Kingsley-Smith)
Apr 12 Richard H. Dawson
Office of Restoration and Damage Assessment
U.S. Department of the Interior
Oil Spill Response, Damage Assessment and Restoration: the Evolution of Law, Policy and Practice Peter Kingsley-Smitth (Peter Kingsley-Smitth)
Apr 19 David Shiffman
Simon Fraser University,
Vancouver, B.C.
Why do so Many People Believe that Sustainable Shark Fisheries don't Exist? Paul Pennington (Paul Pennington)

Instructions and Information for Speakers for downloading

Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee