Seminar Series

The Department of Marine Science Seminar Series is held on Fridays at 11am in Room 101 of the George Knauer Building (Bldg 1022) at Stennis Space Center, unless otherwise noted. Please contact Liz Hamm at 228-688-3177 or for directions or if you need to request a visitor’s badge.


The Department of Marine Science
Spring 2015 Seminar Series


Spring 2015 Seminar Series (PDF)



Friday, January 16
Dr. Zuo (George) Xue- Dept. of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University
Modeling the Dynamics of Large River-derived Materials in the Coastal Ocean

Friday, January 23
Dr. Dennis Hansell- Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
Dissolved Organic Matter in the Deep Ocean Carbon Cycle

Friday, January 30
Dr. Jim Richman- Oceanography Division, Naval Research Laboratory
Internal Waves in the Global Ocean


Friday, February 13th
Dr. Tracy Quirk- Dept. of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University
Variation in Labile Organic Carbon Accumulation in Spartina alterniflora-dominated Salt Marshes of the mid-Atlantic U.S.

Friday, February 27th
Dr. Raleigh Hood- Center for Environmental Science, University of Maryland
Biogeochemical and Ecological Impacts of Boundary Currents in the Indian Ocean



Friday, March 20th
Dr. Thomas Soniat- Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans
Effects of Proposed Freshwater Diversions on Oyster Habitat Quality

Friday, March 27th
Dr. Rebecca Green- Gulf of Mexico Region, Bureau of Energy Management
Applied Science Research and Environmental Monitoring to Inform Offshore Energy Management



Friday, April 17th
Dr. Margaret Palmsten- Sediment Dynamics Section, Naval Research Laboratory
Modeling Dune Response to Extreme Storms

Friday, April 24th
Dr. John White- Dept. of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University
Estuarine Ecosystem Response to Large Scale Mississippi River Diversions: A Nutrient Pulsing Experiment through the Bonnet Carre Spillway