Science in the Sun at the St. Petersburg Science Festival

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The St. Petersburg Science Festival celebrates the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math with interactive, fun exhibits and activities for the family.

The free festival will took place 10am-4pm Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, held in conjunction with MarineQuest, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute's annual marine discovery day, at the Bayboro Waterfront of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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Grand Community Clean-Up

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Join with other Bay area ocean environmental Groups to celebrate BLUE Ocean during a series of Pre BLUE Kick-off events.

If you would like to participate, please register at http://www.chart411.com/#clam-bayou-trash-bash/cmta or contact 
Teresa Greely for more information.

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BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -

When: November 3 - 9, 2014

Where: St. Petersburg, FL

What: BLUE is an enlightening and entertaining 7-Day summit showcasing the world's finest ocean films and award winning marine photography along with a filmmakers marketplace, science and conservation seminars, international policy discussions and a robust ocean media industry conference.

www.blueoceanfilmfestival.org

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Sea Level Rise Symposium

When: Monday, November 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

Where: USFSP Student Center Ballroom

The college is co-sponsoring a sea level rise symposium with St. Petersburg city on November 3, 2014 which is on the first day of Blue Ocean. The event will be held at the USFSP Student Center Ballroom. The guest speaker is Dr. Gary Mitchum.

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Eminent Scholar Lecture Series: Rebuilding Healthy Ocean Ecosystems: Why Abundance Matters And How To Get It Back

Speaker: Dr. Callum Roberts, Professor of Marine Conservation, University of York, UK

When:  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:30pm
 

 

 

 

Save the Date: Sea Level Rise Symposium

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The college is co-sponsoring a sea level rise symposium with St. Petersburg city on November 3, 2014 which is on the first day of Blue Ocean.  The event will be held at the USFSP Student Center Ballroom.  A panel of local leaders will examine the major facets of sea level rise, from the hard science unveiling the threat and its economic and social impacts to the adaption and mitigation measures our communities can undertake.  One of the guest speaker is Dr. Gary Mitchum.

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NOAA Clean Community builds Current Collections sculpture

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Researchers, artists and community leaders unveiled a new sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Poynter Park. This is the public awareness element of USF College of Marine Science's Clean Community Clean Coast programs, funded through the NOAA Marine Debris Prevention Education and Outreach cooperative agreement grant. The Current Collections sculpture spans 40ft (12m) in width and 30ft (9m) in height and is made from reclaimed plastics and steel. It will be in Poynter Park for the Blue Ocean Film Festival and until March 2015, and then it travels to GSU in Atlanta for Earth day.

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Researchers, artists and community leaders will unveil a new sculpture created from marine debris at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Poynter Park as part of a community engagement project that has converted trash into an artistic treasure with a message. - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.nN5bh2Pm.dpuf
Researchers, artists and community leaders will unveil a new sculpture created from marine debris at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Poynter Park as part of a community engagement project that has converted trash into an artistic treasure with a message. - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.nN5bh2Pm.dpuf
Researchers, artists and community leaders will unveil a new sculpture created from marine debris at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Poynter Park as part of a community engagement project that has converted trash into an artistic treasure with a message. - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.nN5bh2Pm.dpuf
Researchers, artists and community leaders will unveil a new sculpture created from marine debris at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Poynter Park as part of a community engagement project that has converted trash into an artistic treasure with a message. - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.nN5bh2Pm.dpuf
USF College of Marine Science to Unveil Sculpture that Turned Marine Trash to Treasure - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.HYqIeFxe.dpuf
USF College of Marine Science to Unveil Sculpture that Turned Marine Trash to Treasure - See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/10/14/usf-college-of-marine-science-to-unveil-sculpture-that-turned-marine-trash-to-treasure-28746#sthash.HYqIeFxe.dpuf

Fish as Facilitators: Ecosystem effects and consequences of future change

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Speaker: Dr. James Nelson

Affiliation: Marine Biological Laboratory

Seminar Title: Fish as Facilitators: Ecosystem effects and consequences of future change

When: Oct. 10, 2014 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Dr. Chris Stallings

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Climate change:the challenge for small islands,in the example of Cuba

ST. PETERSBURG - 

Speaker: Dr. Manuel Antonio Iturralde Vinent

Affiliation: Academic Emeritus, Cuban Academy of Sciences

Seminar Title: Climate change:the challenge for small islands,in the example of Cuba

When: Oct. 16, 2014 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Dr. Al Hine

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Marine Science Happy Hour Networking Event Oct 8 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The next Tampa Bay Area Marine Science Networking Happy Hour is today October 8th, 2014, 5-7pm at the Amsterdam, located at 1049 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. The event is self pay and name tags will be available. Please feel free to share this with any others who may be interested in attending. 

The 2014 Fellowship Luncheon

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - On October 3, 2014, the University of South Florida College of Marine Science will recognized the 2014 – 2015 fellowship award recipients and their generous supporters at the Third Annual College of Marine Science Fellowship Luncheon to be held at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront. Through the leadership of Dean Jacqueline Dixon and former Deans Peter Betzer and William Hogarth, our $8.1M fellowship endowments provide ~$350K/yr for fellowships and honorable mentions to our graduate students.

 

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