Archive for November, 2013

December Faculty Meeting – Dec. 3, 2013

The last ESP departmental faculty meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at 10:30am in The HUB, VIP room 2.  

Mason faculty spotlight on The EmeraldPlanet TV

Mason faculty from ESP, CHEM, PEREC and AOES were recently on TV! Featuring Mason faculty guests from ESP, CHEM, PEREC and AOES: Dr. Kim de Mutsert, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University Dr. Gregory (Greg) Foster, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, George Mason University Dr. Thomas (Tom) B. Huff, Director, The […]

MS Thesis Defense by Meredith Penthorn – December 2, 2013

  Candidate: Meredith Penthorn Defense Date: December 2, 2013 at 10:00am Location: The HUB, Room 3 Title: The Effects of Fragmentation on Habitat Usage in Native Small Mammals

MS Thesis Defense by Anne Hansen – November 15, 2013

  Candidate: Anne Hansen Defense Date: November 15, 2013 at 10:00am Location: David King Hall Rm 3006 Title: Early Life History, Habitat Use, and Microsatellite Allele Frequency of Two Common Reef Fishes (Stegastes partitusand Thalassoma bifasciatum) in Marine Protected Areas of the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico  

MS Thesis Defense by Adele Roland – November 12, 2013

  Candidate: Adele Roland Defense Date: November 12, 2013 at 10:00am Location: David King Hall Rm 3006 Title: Population Size And Viability Of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) Off The Coast Of The Parque Nacional De Este, Dominican Republic

PhD Dissertation Defense by Robin Fitch – November 8, 2013

  Candidate: Robin Fitch Defense Date: November 8, 2013 at 2:00pm Location: David King Hall Rm 3006 Title: An Appraisal Of The U.S. Navy Marine Mammals And Sound Research And Monitoring Programs

President Ángel Cabrera tweets…from the ESP greenhouse

In October, George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera visited the new ESP greenhouse with several guests, and posted this picture to his Instagram and Twitter feeds. What our students are up to in our brand new greenhouse http://t.co/xdPDcCVlOy — Ángel Cabrera (@CabreraAngel) October 2, 2013

The Ecologist and the Artist: a unique union

Scientists and artists don’t live in such different worlds and can find inspiration in each other’s work, say two George Mason University professors. And to prove it, the pair — Changwoo Ahn from ecology and Mark Cooley from art — have launched a new project called EcoScience + Art. It kicks off at 6 p.m. on […]

Conservation Biology’s Deep Roots: Dr. Lee Talbot’s plenary talk at the 26th ICCB

26th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2013 Plenary Talks Conservation Biology’s Deep Roots This plenary talk provides an overview of the evolution of what became conservation biology from its earliest historical roots in 300 BC India through local, national and international actions and organizations, national laws and international agreements. It will look at the […]