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Philip Alampi Auditorium @ Marine and Coastal Sciences Building
71 Dudley Road, (corner of College Farm and Dudley Rd)
on Rutgers Cook Campus in New Brunswick
Refreshment will be served

If you wish to schedule a meeting with the seminar speakers, please contact the seminar series organizers: Jack McSweeney and Sushmita Patwardhan.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Monday at 3:45 PM. Refreshment will be served beginning at 3:30 PM.

Watch Live Streaming Video of Seminars Occuring at IMCS HERE  

Fall 2014 Weekly Seminar Series PDF Print E-mail
DateSpeaker/AffliationSeminar TitleHost ProfessorHost Student

Sept. 15 

New IMCS Postdocs and Graduate Students Welcome Back Event  Silke Severmann -----

Sept. 22

Kat Allen / IMCS

Deep ocean carbonate chemistry since the last ice age: Insight from fossil foraminifera

Liz Sikes -----

Sept. 29

Carolyn Kousky / Resources for the Future Financing Natural Disasters  Bob Kopp
Sarah Sexton

Oct. 6

Julia Baum / University of Victoria Coral Reef Macroecology in a Changing World Olaf Jensen Chris Free

Oct. 13 

Gordon Taylor / Stony Brook Confessions from the Cariaco Basin: Climate Change,OMZs and Other Tales Lee Kerkhof  Sushmita Patwardhan

Oct. 20

Jim Holden / U. Mass. Amherst Modeling growth and methane production by high-temperature methanogens in hydrothermal regions of the subseafloor Costa Vetriani Sushmita Patwardhan

Oct. 27

Joe Waren / Stony Brook University Whale gulps around the world: Using active acoustics to understand  the foraging behavior of Humpback and Right whales on fish and zooplankton Heidi Fuchs
Kaycee Coleman

Nov. 3

Courtney Harris / VIMS

Sediment dynamics of the Waipaoa Continental Shelf, New Zealand: insights from Numerical Models

Bob Chant
Jack McSweeney

Nov. 10 

David Lund / University of Connecticut Oceanic outgassing of of CO2 during the last deglaciation:  Does radiocarbon evidence support a deep Pacific source? Liz Sikes
Lauren Weisel

Nov. 17

Marc Mangel / UC Santa Cruz Ectotherms in Changing Environments: Working in Pasteur’s Quadrant John Wiedenmann Chris Free

Nov. 18

Marc Mangel (11AM, special seminar)
Whaling in the Antarctic: Australia v. Japan. New Zealand Intervening. John Wiedenmann Chris Free

Nov. 24

Nicholas Nidzieko / Horn Point Laboratory Some physics of estuarine ecosystem metabolism ----- Fernando Pareja

Dec. 1

Douglas Jerolmack / University of Pennsylvania How river deltas are built Ben Horton
Jack McSweeney

Dec. 8 

Bob Lowell / Virginia Tech

Modeling Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems from Mid-Ocean Ridges to Lost City

----- Guangyu Xu
Spring 2014 Weekly Seminar Series PDF Print E-mail
DateSpeaker/AffliationSeminar TitleHost ProfessorHost Student

Jan. 13

Chari Pattiaratchi / IMCS Sea level variability over a range of temporal scales   
Jan. 20
(Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
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Jan. 27

Jessica Fitzsimmons / IMCS

Distal transport of dissolved hydrothermal iron in the deep South Pacific Ocean: a verification of the "leaky vent" hypothesis


Feb. 3

Anne Salomon  / Simon Fraser University

What Factors Confer Resilience to Coupled Human-Ocean Systems?  Olaf Jensen Talia Young
Feb. 10

Joanie Kleypas  / NCAR

How things have changed: 15 years of ocean acidification research on coral reefs  Enrique Curchitser Jeana Drake
Feb. 17


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Feb. 24

(Ocean Sciences)


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Mar. 3

Sarah Green  / Michigan Tech

Global Policy Change: shaping international action for the environment Liz Sikes  Julie Kalansky 
Mar. 10

Mike Lomas  / Bigelow

Do we have the BIO in biogeochemistry correct? 

Kay Bidle  Christien Laber 
Mar. 17

(Spring Break)

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Mar. 24

Andy Moore  / UC Santa Cruz

A 30-year Historical Analysis of the California Current Circulation using 4D-Var Data Assimilation  John Wilkin Jack McSweeney
Mar. 31

Jennifer Biddle / University of Delaware  

The marine deep biosphere: letting sequences tell the story  Lee Kerkhof  Lauren Seyler  
Apr. 7

Becca Barnes / IMCS     

Salt marsh influence on the composition and bioavailability of organic matter in a temperate estuary, Delaware, USA

Apr. 14

Phillip Orton  / Stevens Institute of Technology

Modeling NY/NJ Harbor Flood Hazards and Influences of Barriers and Natural Systems   Oscar Schofield Greg Seroka
Apr. 21

Tal Ben-Horin  / IMCS (Haskins Marine Lab)

The emergence and persistence of Dermo disease in
mid-Atlantic estuaries 


Apr. 28

Melanie Fewings / University of Connecticut

Wind Relaxations in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem Bob Chant
Jack McSweeney
May 5

Ning Lin / Princeton

Hurricane Storm Surge Modeling and Risk Analysis Ben Horton
Nicole Couto
May 12
Eileen Hofmann / Old Dominion University
Productivity and Linkages in Southern Ocean Food Webs: Comparisons and Implications    Alex Lopez