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Seminar Series

The GLRC is pleased to support a seminar series on a variety of topics presented by its member scientists. This is one mechanism by which we promote interactions between member schools and help foster research collaborations between scientists.

Offerings

Presentation Title

Name

Home Institution

Semester preference

Mercury Exposure: Different Chemical Forms Result in Different Toxicological Effects

Dr. Paul Kostyniak

University at Buffalo

Fall

Revitalization of Great Lakes Governance

Dr. Gail Krantzberg

McMaster University

Spring

1. Role of groundwater in controlling the physical dynamics of Fayetteville Green Lake.
2. Unexpected role of the groundwater input on the heat budget and overturning dynamics of lakes.

Dr. Anthony Kettle

SUNY Oswego

Either

Emerging Contaminants and their Metabolities: Analysis, treatment, and Implications for Public Health

Dr. Diana Aga

University at Buffalo

Spring/Winter

Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives of Aquatic Biogeochemical modelling: why Bayesian Inference?

George Arhonditsis

University of Toronto

Spring

Resource Sheds in the Great Lakes

Dr. Joe Atkinson

University at Buffalo

Spring

1. Risk assessment of PCB in fish: How to overcome deficiency of congener-specifi c PCB measurements?
2. Using fish as a bioindicator of aquatic contamination.

Dr. Satyendra Bhavsar

University of Toronto

Fall

Spatiotemporal trends of mercury bioaccumulation in Great Lakes and across Canada.

Dr. Linda Campbell

Queen’s University

Spring

Differences in Water Consumption Choices in Canada: the Role of Socio-demographics, Experiences, and erceptions of Health Risks

Diane Dupont

Brock University

Spring

Isolation and Characterization of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from soils from Western New York

Dr. Jeffrey Lodge

Rochester Institute of Technology

Spring

Aquatic Invasive Species of the Great Lakes Basin: Introductions, Impacts, and Management

Charles O’Neill

 

Cornell University

Spring

Round gobies in tributary streams: seasonal abundance, community effects, and energy consumption.

Dr. Chris Pennuto

Buffalo State College

Spring

Application of Fatty Acid Analysis in Aquatic Ecology Trophic tracers and Essential Nutrients

Dr. Jacques Rinchard

SUNY Brockport

Either

Algal pigments as biomarkers to assess diet, nutrition, and health of organisms from Lake Erie and Lake Ontario

Dr Katherine Alben

Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany and New York State Dept Health

Either

Ballast Water Biofilms and Sediments: Supressors of Biodiversity

Dr. Robert Baier

University at Buffalo

Either

1. Toxic Cyanobacteria in the Great Lakes: Problems, Issues and Solutions.
2. Algal bio-diesel: Is it a solution to our current energy needs?

Dr. Greg Boyer

SUNY ESF

Either

Geospatial statistics and public service learning in community based environmental and urban brownfield science and policy.

Dr. Joseph Gardella

University at Buffalo

Either

Population monitoring, trophic relationships, and levels of bioaccumulative chemicals of concern in mink, a sentinel species.

Jim Haynes

SUNY Brockport

Either

1. Mercury in the Environment: Cycling and Sources

2. The Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Project: Pushing the Science

Dr. Thomas Holsen

Clarkson University

Either

1. Conservation biology of Blanding’s turtles in northern New York

2. Conservation strategies for spruce grouse at the edge of the range
3. Edge of the Range: Conservation of Blanding’s turtles in northern New York.

Dr. Glenn Johnson

SUNY Potsdam

Either

Thiamine Defi ciency and Reproductive Failure in Great Lakes Fishes: New Insights Regarding an Unsolved Mystery

Dr. Clifford Kraft

Cornell University

Either

1. Locating and mitigating hotspots of road mortality of turtles and other herpetofauna along rural highway networks

2. Effectiveness of wetland restroation programs for biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes

Dr. Tom Langen

Clarkson University

Either

Climate Change Mitigation benefits of Managed Forests

Dr. Bob Malmsheimer

SUNY ESF

Either

Causes of variability in coastal water quality of Lake Ontario.

Dr. Joseph Makarewicz

SUNY Brockport

Either

Water-Level Variability in the Great Lakes: Natural Cycles, Human Impacts, Wetlands and Human Responses

Doug Wilcox

SUNY-Brockport

Either

1. Genetic Connections: Seasonal migration and gene flow in the common loon, Gavia immer
2. Conservation genetics of Eastern Hellbenders in the Alleghany Drainage

Amy McMillan

SUNY Buffalo

Either

1. Fish Gelatin : A use for skin, scales and bones?
2. Slaughtering Aquacultured Fish — the Animal Welfare Issues.
3. Why I Support Factory Farming.

Dr. Joe Regenstein

Cornell University

Either

Changes in water chemistry cam disable plankton prey defenses

Dr. Howard Riessen

Buffalo State College

Either

Design of Experiments in Ecological and Environmental Problems: Methods and Issues

Jorge Luis Romeu

Syracuse University

Either

Regime shifts in the Great Lakes – the coupling between productivity and fisheries.

Dr. Lars Rudstam

Cornell University

Spring

1. Sustaining the Worlds Wetlands; Story of GL Wetlands Policy Consortium
2. Facilitation of Revitalization of Onondaga Creek; An Urban Creek with multiple stakeholders

Dr. Richard Smardon

SUNY-ESF

Either

Water and the Ecocity

Dr. William Tully

SUNY-ESF

Either

1. Air Pollution Dispersion, the effects of Shear on plumes from point sources
2. An overview of the skeptical scientific evidence surrounding the role of humans in climate change.

3. New interpretations of pioneering Upstate NY cloud seeding experiments

Dr. Chris Walcek

University at Albany

Either

A cleaner and energy independent America through chemistry, materials and public participation.

Dr. Stanley Whittingham

Binghamton University

Either

Winter Limnology of the Great Lakes and Climate Change Resiliency

Dr. Michael Twiss

Clarkson University

Either

Type E Botulism in the Great Lakes: a Widespread Concern

Dr. Alicia Perez-Fuentetaja

Buffalo State College

Fall


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