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Seminar Series at VIMS



FALL 2003 - SPRING 2004

For more information contact Carl Friedrichs

28 Aug 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Carl Friedrichs Sediment gravity flows supported by ambient waves and currents: a new mechanism for shelf progradation and equilibrium shelf geometry
04 Sep 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Tara Kniskern Sediment dispersal and accumulation patterns on the Waiapu River shelf, New Zealand
11 Sep 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Jerome Maa & Jae Kwon Simulation of suspended sediment transport in the York River
18 Sep 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Giovanni Coco (NIWA) Beach cusps: from simple modeling to complicated simulations
25 Sep 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B John Milliman Seminar cancelled due to hurricane
02 Oct 2003 No Seminar INTERCOH at VIMS
09 Oct 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Jian Shen Storm surge modeling: Hurricanes Andrew and Isabel
16 Oct 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Brad Murray (Duke) Large scale grain size sorting on inner shelves: amazing and/or really pretty patterns
23 Oct 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Don Wright National to local hierarchy of coastal observing systems: current status and VIMS plans for the future
30 Oct 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Liz Minor (ODU) Changes in the molecular-level characteristics of sinking marine particles with water column depth: a window into organic matter preservation mechanisms?
06 Nov 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Rebecca Dickhut Persistent organic pollutant distributions along the Western Antarctic Peninsula
13 Nov 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B 1. John Brubaker

2. Lorraine Brasseur

1. A quick and dirty assessment of the importance of wind mixing in tidal estuaries

2. A quick and easy way to estimate bottom stress and eddy diffusivity from ADCP measurements

20 Nov 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B 1. Christine Conrad

2. John Pohlman

1. Innovative techniques for investigating contaminant behavior in aquatic systems

2. Fire in the ice: a primer on the significance and biogeochemistry of gas hydrates

27 Nov 2003 No Seminar Thanksgiving
04 Dec 2003 4:00 pm Room A/B Debbie Bronk Nitrogen cycling in the Gulf of Mexico
22 Jan 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Carl Friedrichs Tides in river valley estuaries
29 Jan 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B John Boon Tides & tidal currents in oceans, seas, gulfs and bays
05 Feb 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Amanda Spivak Trophic structure, biodiversity, and carbon cycling: Evidence of cascading effects in an experimental eelgrass sytem
12 Feb 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Jennifer Miselis Exploring the relationship between shoreline change and surf zone sand thickness
19 Feb 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Steve Kuehl At the mouths of giants: The Amazon and Ganges deltas
26 Feb 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Malcolm Scully Wind control of estuarine stratification and circulation
04 Mar 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B 1. Jesse McNinch

2. Grace Browder

1. Bar And Swash Imaging Radar (BASIR): New technology for mapping surf zone sandbars

2. Correlation of underlying, relict channels with gravel outcrops and shore-oblique sandbars in the nearshore

11 Mar 2004 No Seminar Spring Break
18 Mar 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B John Milliman Cancelled
25 Mar 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Kevin Xu The Yangtze River (Changjiang): Source to Sink
01 Apr 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B 1. Harry Wang & Jian Shen

2. Yuepeng Li

3. Joe Cho

1. A Brief Introduction to Application of Numerical Modeling from Small Basins in the Estuary to the Coastal Ocean

2. Hydrodynamic Simulation in a Shallow Water System--Lynnhaven River Inlet Using UnTRIM

3. An Introduction to ELCIRC Model and Its Applications

08 Apr 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Ho Kyung Ha and Jerome Maa Acoustic Approach for Measuring Near-Bottom Bed Structures
15 Apr 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Bob Dias (ODU) Cancelled
22 Apr 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B Paul Bradley Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Competition for Nitrogen: A New Approach
29 Apr 2004 4:00 pm Room A/B John Brubaker Cancelled

Last updated 01/24/05