Spring and fall seminars occur in Madison on Wednesdays and offer topical information for interested students, faculty and staff. Contact Trout Lake Station for specific outreach opportunities.
The Madison seminar series is part of Zoology 911 course. Seminars are held Wednesdays at noon in 102 Water Science and Engr. Laboratory (WSEL), Madison; exceptions will be indicated on the schedule below. Speakers are affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Center for Limnology unless noted.
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Fall 2017 Limnology and Marine Science Seminar Schedule-Madison
Speakers to be announced soon
September 13, 20 & 27
Traditional round of 3-minute introductions
Insights into lake water quality through the lens of stoichiometry
Bob Smail: Effects of climatic variation on groundwater and lake levels
Zhixuan Wu: Topic TBA
Large-scale outcomes of dispersal and dynamics in aquatic communities
November 22 – NO SEMINAR
Spring 2017 Limnology and Marine Science Seminar Schedule-Madison
When facts aren’t enough: How the CFL can engage more people with our science
Ecological forecasting: Examples from Oneida Lake New York
From organisms to ecosystems: A multi-scale approach to aquatic science and conservation
An invasion-induced refocusing of the challenges facing Lake Mendota
David Seekell – Limnology Faculty Search Candidatae
How many lakes are there and how big are they?
Intraspecific variation in resource use and dormancy investmentin Daphnia pulicaria
Hilary Dugan – Limnology Faculty Search Candidatae
Big limnology through ecological informatics. From Wisconsin to the world.
Preparing science for policy and management questions – reflections from a limnologist
March 22 – SPRING BREAK
The art of science, music edition: Climate drivers of change in the NTL LTER
Mike Spear – The zebra mussel: Madison’s newest resident
Luke Loken – Spatiotemporal variability of carbon dioxide and methane in Lake Mendota
Pitfalls and possiblities of historical species occurrence records: Linking data from literature, specimen databases and resurveys to determine changes in dragonfly communities over time
Rob Mooney – Spatial and temporal variation in nutrient concentrations of Lake Michigan’s tributaries
Pete Lisi – Responses of endemic stream fishes to urbanization on the Hawaiian archipelago
Carbon dynamics inform methane patterns in eutrophic Lake Mendota
Differential retention of nitrogen and phosphorus in lakes