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Everglades Wetland Research Park

Everglades Wetland Research Park

Moonlight on the Marsh Lecture Series

 
 

 

The Bernard and Susan Master

2018 Moonlight on the Marsh Distinguished Lecture Series

Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University
Kapnick Center at Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, Florida
Venue:

All seminars will be held at 7 pm at FGCU's Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Naples Botanical Garden, 4940 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida 34112

THURSDAY JANUARY 18, 2018

Xuechu Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Ecological and Environment Sciences,  East China Normal University, Shanghai, China and Jung-Chen Huang, Ph.D. Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

TITLE: “China’s management of the Yangtze River Delta and Shanghai coastline in response to climate change”

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2018 (Wetlands Day Celebration at the EWRP)

Ariel E. Lugo, Ph.D., Director, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, U.S. Forest Service, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

TITLE: “Salt, wind, and frost:  The shapers of mangroves in Southwest Florida"

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2018 

Irena Creed, Ph.D. Professor and Executive Director. School of Environment & Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

TITLE: “Oh, the places you’ll go!”: Is climate change driving cyanobacteria to remote northern lakes?”

THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2018 

Rattan Lal, Ph.D., Professor of Soil Science and Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus  

TITLE: “Soil carbon and climate change”

THURSDAY MARCH 15, 2018 (also Hesburgh Lecture, University of Notre Dame)

Joannes J. Westerink, Ph.D., Joseph and Nona Ahearn Professor in Computational Science and Engineering and Henry J. Massman Chairman, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

TITLE: “Understanding a sustainable coast - perceptions and realities of hurricane storm surge and waves”

 co-sponsor: Notre Dame Club of Naples

For more information, please contact:

Prof. Bill Mitsch, Eminent Scholar and Director, Everglades Wetland Research Park and Juliet C. Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration and Management, Florida Gulf Coast University, 4940 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112  239-325-1365   wmitsch@fgcu.edu

Co-sponsorship opportunities: 

Donations to help support the distinguished speakers are greatly appreciated.  Please contact Prof. Mitsch (wmitsch@fgcu.edu) for details.

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2017 MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES

2016 MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES

2015  MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES

2013-2014  MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES

2012-2013 MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES 

1995-2010  MOONLIGHT ON THE MARSH LECTURE SERIES 

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