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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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 email@example.com.
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
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?
February 12: Dr. Brian Lapointe & Marie Tarnowski, FAU Harbor Branch - The Indian River Lagoon as a Bioreactor: New Perspectives on Sewage Pollution
February 19: Dr. Grant Gilmore, Estuarine, Coastal and Ocean Science, Inc. - Global Centers of Biodiversity
February 26: Dr. Peter McCarthy, FAU Harbor Branch - Bacteria in the Indian River Lagoon: Indicators of Health
March 5: Dr. Mingshun Jiang, FAU Harbor Branch - Modeling Iron Cycle and Primary Productivity in the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage and Scotia Sea
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.