Geosciences Colloquium Series


Fall 2018
Geosciences Colloquium Series
Fridays 2:00pm-3:20pm
SE 417


August 31     Mary Crider, Environmental Education Coordinator, Grassy Waters Preserve, City of West Palm Beach,
"The Everglades in Your Backyard"
September 7

Dr. Graham Tobin, Professor Emeritus, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, “Social Networks
and Community Resilience in Chronic Disasters: Case 
Studies from Volcanic Areas in Ecuador and Mexico”

September 14 Dr. Timothy Warner, Professor, Dept of Geography and Geology, West Virginia University, “Machine-learning classification in remote sensing”
September 21 Dr. Katherine Brutsche, USACE ERDC, Deputy Director for Regional Sediment Management, “Regional Sediment Management in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers”
October 5  Dr. Nicholas G. Aumen, Regional Science Advisor, South Florida, Center for Collaborative Research, USGS, "Impact of Hurricane Irma on the Florida Everglades"
October 12 Dr. John Renne, Director and Associate Professor, Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES), FAU,
“The Brightline and Tri-Rail: Implications on Future Land Use
Patterns in South Florida”
October 19 Dr. Jordan Beckler, Director, Geochemistry and Geochemical Sensing Lab at the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Research Institute and Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering Faculty Fellow, "Geochemical impacts of Hurricane Irma to a Florida estuary "
November 2 Dr. Hartwig Henry Hochmair, Associate Professor of Geomatics at Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center (FLREC), University of Florida, and Ms. Jennifer Fu, Director, FIU Library’s GIS Center, “Geospatial web and its application in Sea Level Rise Impact and Decision Making ” 
November 9 Jeffrey Andrews, CH, PSM, AFTIM Corporation, “ Marine Geophysical,  geotechnical and Geomatics Investigations for Coastal Projects- an APTIM's Mission Overview"