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School of Ocean Science and Engineering

Seminar Series


Division of Marine Science Seminar Series The Marine Science program, based at our Stennis Space Center location, hosts a semi-weekly seminar during the Fall and Spring academic semesters. These seminars are open to the public. 

Seminar Schedule:

When: (most) Fridays at 11am

Where: Via Team or Zoom (links distributed on Monday of week of seminar)

  • Friday, September 3 (post-poned)
    Bill Shedd | Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
    Mapping the Seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico for the Last  23 years and having way too much fun and getting paid for it             
  • Friday, September 10 (post-poned)
    Kristine DeLong | Louisiana State University
    The Alabama Underwater Forest: A Time Capsule from the Last Ice Age
  • Friday, September 24 (post-poned)
    Jeff Obelcz | Naval Research Laboratory-Stennis Space Center
    Using Machine Learning to Predict Paleo Topography in the Nothern Gulf of Mexico


  • Friday, October 1
    Gowri Shankar Chinnathambi | University of Southern Mississippi
    An Improved Wind Stress Parameterization for Numerical Storm Wave and Surge Modeling: A Case Study for the Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mexico Basins                           
  • Friday, October 8
    Katherine Segarra | Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
    Using Science to Inform Policy Decisions: Oceanography in a Federal Agency 
  • Friday, October 8 
    Heidi Dierrsen | University of Connecticut
    Remote Sensing of Coastal Habitats (Title TBA)


  • Friday, November 5 
    Alessandro Tagliabue | University of Liverpool
    Response of Ocean Net Primary Production to Climate Change: Uncertainties and Implications   
  • Friday, November 12
    Matthew Alford | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
    Observations of turbulence and diapycnal transport along a sloping boundary


  • Friday, December 3
    Rut Pedrosa Pàmies I Marine Biological Laboratory
    Sinking Marine Particles and Tropical Storms in the North Atlantic

See the listing of our past seminar speakers here. Recorded versions of many of our seminars are also available at our YouTube channel.