Depts. of Marine Bio., Biology and Botany joint special seminar: Janie Wulff, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biological Science, Florida State University, Bottom-up, Top-down, and Side-ways Control of Sponges: Conclusions Muddled by Methods, WAT 420, 3:00 p.m.
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics dissertation defense: M. Elise Rumpf, Graduate Student, UHM Dept. of Geology and Geophysics/Hawaii Inst. of Geophysics and Planetology, Lava-Substrate Heat Transfer: Implications for the Preservation of Volatiles in the Lunar Regolith, POST 723, 1:00 p.m.
Dept. of Meteorology seminar: Shannon L. McElhinney, Graduate Assistant, UHM Dept. of Meteorology, Observations of Low-level Supergradient Winds in Hurricane Rita (2005), MSB 100, 3:30 p.m. Please join us for coffee, tea, and cookies on the MSB lanai, 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Dept. of Oceanography (OCEAN 780) seminar: Judy Lemus, Associate Specialist, and Florence Thomas, Associate Researcher, UHM Hawaii Inst. of Marine Biology, seaHarmony: A Collaboration and Networking Tool for Ocean Science Professionals, MSB 100, 3:00 p.m.
Hanauma Bay Thursday Evenings: Laura Stanley and Grace Chon, Graduate Students, Hawai'i Pacific University, Local Heroes: Native Collector Sea Urchins Impact Kaneohe Bay Reefs, Hanauma Bay Education Center Theater, 6:30 p.m. Event is free and open to the public, with no charge for parking after 5:30 p.m. For more information on UH Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education Program events and activities, navigate to the Calendar of Events.
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics TGIF seminar: Kyle Anderson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Hawaii Volcano Observatory, Probabilistic Physics-based Modeling of Volcanic Systems: Magma Supply, Storage, and Volatile Content at Kilauea Volcano and Mount St. Helens, POST 723, 3:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation Seeks Public Input: The National Science Foundation has requested that a National Research Council study be formed to conduct a decadal survey of ocean sciences. The committee would like to request input from the public on the prioritization of research and facilities for the coming decade. The deadline for comments is March 15, 2014. For more information or to comment, please go to their website.
A list of the fifty most recent publications assigned SOEST numbers is available here.
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