The Ocean Science Lecture Series 2014

The Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for the community at large to learn about Harbor Branch's most recent discoveries directly from the scientists who made them. The invited speakers from other institutions are colleagues who work on topics relevant to our Harbor research themes.

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When an event is in progress, click here to view the scheduled live feed.

Lectures are held in the auditorium of the Johnson Education Center on the Harbor Branch campus, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce. "In-Season" weekly lectures (January through March) are at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., followed by a meet-the-speaker reception. "Off-season" lectures (April through December) are at 7:00 p.m. only unless otherwise noted. There is no charge to attend.

If you are interested in sponsoring a lecture, or if you have any questions about the Ocean Science Lecture Series, please contact Jill Sunderland at 772-242-2506, or email at education@hboii.edu.

January 15: Dr. Megan Davis, FAU Harbor Branch - Our Global Estuary: Lessons Learned for the Indian River Lagoon

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

January 22: Dr. Dennis Hanisak, FAU Harbor Branch - Indian River Lagoon Observatory: Real-time Observations for Everyone

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

January 29:  Dr. Candy Feller & Dr. Donna Devlin, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and FAU Harbor Branch - Mangroves and Salt Marshes in Flux: What We See with Changing Climate

 

February 5:  Dr. Joshua Voss & Jeff Beal, FAU Harbor Branch and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Black and Blue: What Happens When You Mix Freshwater Discharge and a Coastal Coral Reef?

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

February 12:  Dr. Brian Lapointe & Marie Tarnowski, FAU Harbor Branch - The Indian River Lagoon as a Bioreactor: New Perspectives on Sewage Pollution

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

February 19:  Dr. Grant Gilmore, Estuarine, Coastal and Ocean Science, Inc. - Global Centers of Biodiversity

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

February 26:  Dr. Peter McCarthy, FAU Harbor Branch - Bacteria in the Indian River Lagoon: Indicators of Health

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

February 27:   A special lecture presented by the Friends of Harbor Branch.

Dr. Andy Hemmings, Mercyhurst University - Understanding Old Vero Man, with An Overview of HBOI's Ancient DNA Lab by Dr. Greg O'Corry-Crowe. This 2014 Friends of Harbor Branch lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

March 5: Dr. Mingshun Jiang, FAU Harbor Branch - Modeling Iron Cycle and Primary Productivity in the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage and Scotia Sea

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

April 16: Greg Braun, Sustainable Ecosystems International - Bird Diversity in the Indian River Lagoon – From Anhingas and Avocets to Warblers and Willets

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

May 7: Dr. Charles Yarish, University of Connecticut - Cultivation of Seaweeds in Northeast America for Food, Feeds, and Fertilizer 

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

June 11: Dr. Zack Jud, Florida International University - Lionfish in Florida: The New Normal? What We've Learned Since Lionfish Arrived on Florida's Shores 

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

June 18: Dr. Jeanette Wyneken, Florida Atlantic University - The Science of Tracking Little Loggerhead Turtles on the High Seas 

This 2014 lecture is available online via streaming video. Click here to view video.

 

October 22 at 7 p.m.: Marc Virgilio, Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Managing Spoil Islands of the Indian River Lagoon 

 

November 19 at 7 p.m.: Julie Albert, Marine Resources Council - North Atlantic Right Whales: How You Can Help Save Them 

 

To view the 2013 Ocean Science Lecture Series topics, CLICK HERE.

To view the 2012 Ocean Science Lecture Series topics, CLICK HERE .

To view the 2011 Ocean Science Lecture Series topics, CLICK HERE.

To view the 2010 Ocean Science Lecture Series topics, CLICK HERE.

 

Last Modified 10/29/14