Archive for February, 2016

Seminar on “The Giving Delta” by Robert Twilley – March 10, 2016

Date|Time|Location: March 10, 2016 | 12:00pm | Exploratory Hall 3301 Speaker: Dr. Robert Twilley, Executive Director, Louisiana Sea Grant; Professor, Lousiana State University ***A meet-and-greet reception (with food and drink) hosted by the department will immediately follow the seminar*** Title: The Giving Delta: An Ecosystem Design Plan to Promote Sustainable Deltaic Landscapes Abstract: Most major human population centers […]

Deep-sea shipwreck microbiomes in the Gulf of Mexico: the long-term impact of Deepwater Horizon

Congratulations to assistant professor Dr. Leila Hamdan and post-doc Dr. Jennifer Salerno and all the members of the GOM-SCHEMA project team!  The researchers presented their new research on February 22, 2016 at the 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting co-sponsored by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, The Oceanography Society, and the American Geophysical Union. More information […]

Free screening of The Anthropologist at JC Cinema – February 24, 2016

Anthropologist Screening 3 (PDF flyer) On February 24, 2016, the University Libraries plans to screen Dr. Susan Crate’s documentary film The Anthropologist at the JC Cinema at 3:00pm. This event is co-sponsored by the departments of Environmental Science and Policy, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, and Sociology and Anthropology. Dr. Crate is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy […]

Dissertation Defense by Christopher Seminack – March 2, 2016

Candidate: Christopher Seminack Defense Date: March 2, 2016 Location: Merten Hall Room 1203 @ 4:00pm Title: Morphostratigraphy, Dynamics, And Reconstruction Of Former Tidal Inlets Along Assateague Island, Maryland-Virginia: Impacts On Barrier-Island Evolution  

Seminar series on the Shenandoah National Park – Spring 2016

  As part of the ESP seminar agenda for the spring semester of 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers has organized a seminar series on Shenandoah National Park. The series is part of her spring 2016 course “Integrated Environmental Assessment” (EVPP 490-004 & 505-008), but since the lectures are interesting and relevant for a broader […]

Federal Funding Opportunity for NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2016

The Federal Funding Opportunity has been announced for the NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2016.  For more details, this announcement can be found by searching for Federal Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-SG-2016-2004807; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 11.417, Sea Grant Support.  Please share this information broadly. Below are some brief highlights from this announcement: Funding Opportunity […]

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Summer 2016 Presidential Scholar Fellowship

The Provost Office of Graduate Education is pleased to announce the Summer 2016 Presidential Scholar Fellowship! Summer Fellowships provide financial support during the summer term for current Presidential Scholars. However, please be aware that this fellowship is awarded on a competitive basis. Information regarding the eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on our website under Presidential Scholar Summer Fellowship 2016. If […]