Seminar Series

The Division 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 Jessica Browder for direction's or to request a visitor's badge at 228-688-3177 or

The Division of Marine Science
Spring 2016 Seminar Series


Spring 2016 Seminar Series (PDF)



Friday, January 22
Dr. David H. Fabre: Hydrographic Department Mathematician , Naval Oceanographic Office
Parameterized  Spectral Bathymetric Roughness Using the Nonequispaced Fast Fourier Transform 

Friday, January 29
Dr. Eric Saillant: Division of Coastal Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi
Conservation Genetic and Genomics of Exploited Marine and Coastal Fishes in the Southeast United States and Caribbean Regions 


Friday, February 05
Dr. Brent Goehring: Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Tulane University
Taking a Step Back to Take a Step Forward in Surface Exposure Dating

Friday, February 12
Dr. Jose Da Silva: Department of Geosciences & Environment and Spatial Planning, University of Porto, Portugal
Effect of Internal Waves on Near Surface Chlorophyll Concentration and Primary Production in the Proximity of Nazare Canyon

Friday, February 19
Mr. Tim Moltmann: Director of Australia's Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS), University of Tasmania, Australia
Global Ocean Observing - An Australian Perspective


Friday, March 04
Dr. Alex Kolker: Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Tulane University
Spatial and Temporal Scales of Change in Coastal Sedimentary Systems


Friday, April 01
Dr. Luciano Chiaverano: Division of Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi
Ecology of the Moon Jellyfish Aurelia in the Gulf of Mexico: Environmentally Induced Effects on Morphology and Reproduction

Friday, April 08
Dr. Paul Elmore: Marine Geosciences Division, Naval Research Laboratory
Research for New Algorithms to Enhance Deep-Water Bathymetry and Seafloor Knowledge

Friday, April 22
Dr. Chris Measures: Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii
Atmospheric Dust Deposition to the Surface Waters of Global Oceans Estimated from Surface Water Dissolved Al: Comparison with Models and Biogeochemical Consequences 

Friday, April 29
Dr. Peter Clift: Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University 
Climate-Tectonic Interactions in the Western Himalaya During the Cenozoic  


Friday, May 06
Dr. Eric Powell: Director - Science Center for Marine Fisheries (SCeMFiS) , University of Southern Mississippi
Long-Term Trends in Oyster Population Dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico and a Review of Possible Reference Points for Sustainable Management