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School of Ocean Science and Engineering

Seminar Series

Our seminar series strive to connect students and the community with experts who are shaping the future of Ocean Science and Engineering.

Coastal Sciences Seminar  Schedule

The COA Seminar Committee is pleased to announce the schedule for the Spring 2022 Coastal Sciences seminar series. All seminars will start at 9:30 am. Unless specified otherwise, seminars will be held in-person at GCRL.
The seminar schedule is as follows:



  • Friday, March 11 (online seminar via Zoom)
    Beth Middleton, USGS
  • Friday, March 25
    Scott Hemmerling, The Water Institute of the Gulf


  • Friday, April 8
    Mike Lowe, USGS

Marine Science Seminar Schedule

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.

When: (most) Fridays at 11am

Where: Hybrid-In-Person; Bldg 1022, Rm 101, Stennis Space Center


  • Friday, September 2
    Nabi Allahdadi | North Carolina State University
    High Resolution Wave Modeling for Characterizing Wave Energy Resources: US East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico & USVI
  • Friday, September 16
    Arne Diercks | University of Southern Mississippi
    Vertical Export Efficiency through Marine Snow Flux Influenced by the Mississippi River Plume


  • Friday, October 7
    Cassandra Hankins, Olaoluwa Oderinde & James Thompson  | USM Hydrographic Science Students
    Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure, Seabed 2030 and Marine Data Sharing: Opportunities for Making your Data and Work Known & High-resolution Seabed Mapping with Small SUVs, the USM fleet          
  • Friday, October 28
    Barbara Kleiss | Tulane University
    Sediment Transport and Sedimentation in the Batture Area in the Mississippi River and its Influence on Coastal Restoration


  • Friday, November 4
    Sibel Bargu Ates | Louisiana State University
    Coupling Between Hydrological Changes, Nutrient Dynamics and Cyanobacterial Blooms in Deltaic Louisiana Estuaries: A Decadal Perspective Under Changing Climate
  • Friday, November 18
    Ruth Carmichael | Dauphin Island Sea Lab
    Elemental Ratios in Shellfish Detect and Trace Contaminant Entry to Coastal Ecosystems


  • Friday, December 8
    Anya Waite I Dalhousie University
    Protecting Our Climate Through Ocean Observation

See the listing of our past seminar speakers here.

Recorded versions of many of our seminars are also available at our YouTube channel (copy and paste into browser: )