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The Bernard and Susan Master

2016 Moonlight on the Marsh Distinguished Lecture Series

Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University
Kapnick Center at Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, Florida
Venue:
All seminars will be held at 7 pm at FGCU's Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center, Naples Botanical Garden, 4940 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida 34112

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016, 7 PM 

CLIMATE CHANGE:  THE EVIDENCE, PEOPLE, AND OUR OPTIONS

Lonnie G. Thompson, Ph.D.* and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ph.D.** , *Distinguished University Professor, School of Earth Sciences and Senior Research Scientist, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; ** Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Co-sponsor: The Heffner Family, Columbus, Ohio

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016, 7 PM

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF TRANSLATING ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS TO ECOSYSTEM SERVICES FOR WETLANDS, STREAMS, AND RIPARIAN CORRIDORS

Robert P. Brooks, Ph.D., Ruby S. and E. Willard Miller Professor of Geography and Ecology, Director of Riparia, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, State College, PA

Co-sponsor:

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016, 7 PM

EXPECTING THE UNEXPECTED: PANDORA’S BOX OF PARADOX IN AN UPSIDE-DOWN ESTUARY

Evelyn E. Gaiser, Ph.D., Executive Director, School of Environment, Arts and Society; Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Southeast Environmental Research Center; Lead Principal Investigator, Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Co-sponsor: 

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 7 PM

WHEN NATURE BITES BACK: SOLVING THE BUDGET-BUSTING INVASIVE SPECIES EPIDEMIC

David M. Lodge, Ph.D., Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Co-sponsor: Notre Dame Club of Naples

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 7 PM

THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO GLOBAL WATER ISSUES


Philipppe Van Cappellen, Ph.D., Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ecohydrology, Water Institute, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada

Co-sponsor: 

For more information, please contact:

Prof. Bill Mitsch, Eminent Scholar and Director, Everglades Wetland Research Park and Juliet C. Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration and Management, Florida Gulf Coast University, 4940 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112  239-325-1365   wmitsch@fgcu.edu

Co-sponsorship opportunities: 

Donations to help support the distinguished speakers are greatly appreciated.  Please contact Prof. Mitsch (wmitsch@fgcu.edu) for details.

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