Welcome new USFCMS Faculty Members

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Welcome to USF College of Marine Science!  We’re delighted that you've joined our thriving community of faculty (and, of course, students, staff, and alumni).  To read more about our new faculty members, please click on the links below.

Brad Seibel, Professor, College of Marine Science

Yun Li, Assistant Research Professor, College of Marine Science

Xinfeng Liang, Assistant Professor, College of Marine Science

 

The dynamics of carbon stocks in wetlands under a changing climate: from permafrost thaw to sea-level rise

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Speaker: Dr. Miriam Jones

Affiliation: USGS

Seminar Title: The dynamics of carbon stocks in wetlands under a changing climate: from permafrost thaw to sea-level rise

When: Feb. 11, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Chris Smith (USGS)

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Scientific Drilling in Africa’s Great Rift Valley: Influence of Tectonics and Climate Change on Lake Malawi Ecosystems

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Speaker: Dr. Christopher Scholz

Affiliation: Syracuse University

Seminar Title: Scientific Drilling in Africa’s Great Rift Valley: Influence of Tectonics and Climate Change on Lake Malawi Ecosystems

When: Feb. 5, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Gene Domack

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Flesh Eating Bacteria

ST. PETESBURG, FL - The Knight Oceanographic Research Center and Dr. Robert Ulrich from the College of Marine Science was recently interviewed by WUSF, regarding a dangerous bacteria that lives in the warm summer waters of Tampa Bay, Florida and the southern U.S. It is a public health problem few have heard about. 

USF Marine Scientists Take Major Role in International Conference on Keeping the Gulf of Mexico Healthy

TAMPA, FL - Faculty and graduate students from the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science will take a major role in the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference held in Tampa Feb. 1- 4 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel, 700 S. Florida Avenue.

The international conference aims to bring together hundreds of oil spill experts representing academia, state and federal agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations and industry who will share the latest oil spill and ecosystem scientific discoveries, innovations and policies. Many of the results from 2015’s summer research will be presented.

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The last deglaciation after halftime: A sea-level perspective

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Speaker: Dr. Tor Tornqvist

Affiliation: Tulane University

Seminar Title: The last deglaciation after halftime: A sea-level perspective

When: Jan. 29, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Brad Rosenheim

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Marine Science Happy Hour Networking Event Jan 27 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - This Wednesday January 27, 2016 is our next Tampa Bay Area Marine Science Networking Happy Hour, 4:30-6:30pm at The Canopy Rooftop Lounge (atop the Birchwood Hotel) 340 Beach Drive Northeast St, St Petersburg, FL 33701 and is selfpay.

They have metered parking on the street or you can park at the nearby garage for a fee and nametags will be provided. The Canopy always has a great happy hour offering of beer, wine, and softdrinks as well as cocktails - and at affordable prices. Bring your ocean science professional friends and colleagues.

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Melting Greenland ice sheet may affect global ocean circulation, future climate

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Don Chambers from the University of South Florida, along with colleagues in Canada and the Netherlands, have determined that the influx of fresh water from the Greenland ice sheet is "freshening" the North Atlantic Ocean and could disrupt the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), an important component of global ocean circulation that could have a global effect. Researchers say it could impact the future climate in places such as portions of Europe and North America.

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Combining in situ observations, passive acoustics, and genetics to understand complex spawning behaviors

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Speaker: Dr. Chris Koenig

Affiliation: Florida State University

Seminar Title: Combining in situ observations, passive acoustics, and genetics to understand complex spawning behaviors

When: Jan. 22, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Orian Tzadik & Chris Stallings

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5th International Clumped Isotope Workshop

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The College of Marine Science hosted the 5th International Clumped Isotope Workshop. 

For more information please visit their website.

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http://www.marine.usf.edu/news#sigFreeIdfa2582e398

 

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