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January

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Speaker Dr. James Ackermam, Professor in the Biology Department, University of Puerto Rico -- Rio Piedras His research interests are Tropical Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Biogeography of the Caribbean, Invasive Species Biology, Pollination Biology, Orchid Natural History, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics.

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Speaker Dr. Patricia Kelley, Professor of Geology at University of North Carolina, Wilmington, is Distinguished Lecturer on Evolution and Society for the Paleontological Society. Dr. Kelley seeks to bridge the divide between the reality of evolution and beliefs maintained by the great religious traditions.

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Speaker Ashmita Sengupta, Hydrogeologist, Biogeochemistry Department of Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP).

February

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Speaker Dr. Neal Samuel Eash, Professor of Soil Science Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Department University of Tennessee.

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Speaker Dr. Andrea Hawkes is Assistant Professor of Geology in the Department of Geography and Geology, Center for Marine Science, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her main research interests include the development and application of environmental modeling and quantitative palaeoenvironmental reconstruction techniques with the aim of understanding the role of earthquakes, tsunamis, storms as driving mechanisms of Quaternary relative sea-level change and coastal evolution.

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Venue:WC 130

Geological Society of America Hydrogeology Division 2015 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture. Clifford I. Voss, PhD, United States Geological Survey.

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Venue:Marc Pavillion

Graduate students in the department's Ph.D. program and M.S. programs will present their research to faculty, staff and students of Earth and Environment. Presentations can be volunteered for either a poster or short talk. Refreshments will be served in the morning and afternoon. A reception at the end will celebrate graduate research with awards for best talks and best posters.

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Speaker Dr. Rolando Santos-Corujo, E and E, FIU.

March

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Venue:AHC-5 300

Speaker Dr. Stephen Reynolds from the School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University.

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Speaker Dr. Paul Mann, Professor of Geology in Tectonics and Petroleum Geology, is the Director of the Caribbean Basins, Tectonics and Hydrocarbons Consortium at the University of Houston.

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Speaker Dr. Rainer H. Helmig, Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

April

Conservation Agreements & Local Development as Aid for Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Forest

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Speaker Alejandro Rosselli.

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Speaker Dr. Simon Mitchell is Professor of Sedimentary Geology at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica. His expertise is in mixed carbonate-clastic depositional systems, rudistid bivalve evolution, and Caribbean geology and hydrocarbon exploration.

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Kathleen Fallon, An analysis of beach-goers perception of beach safety at Miami Beach, Florida. Phillip Lamela, Investigation of Foraminiferal Assemblages from the Paleogene Cannonball Formation. Zoe Verlaak, Deep Infaunal Forams in Mangrove Swamps: Implications for Sea Level Reconstructions. Tyler Wieland, Tropical Cyclone Genesis: The Influence of Precipitating Areas and Rainfall Over Time

August

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Venue:PC 310

Speaker Dr. Cara Rockwell, Research Assistant Professor, Earth and Environment, Florida International University.

September

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Venue:PC 310

Speaker John C Farina, Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resource Management, Retired.

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Speaker James (Jamie) MacDonald, Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Speaker Dr. Elizabeth P. Anderson, PhD Director of International Research Programs School of Environment, Arts and Society Florida International University.

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Speaker Colin Polsky, Director, Florida Center for Environmental Studies, Professor of Geosciences, Florida Atlantic University.

October

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Speaker Betsy Wheaton, Environmental Resources Manager and Margarita Wells, Environmental Specialist Environmental Resource Division City of Miami Beach.

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Speaker Dr Stephen Haggerty, Distinguished Research Professor, Earth and Environment, Florida International University.

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Speaker Professor and Associate Dean for Research Benjamin Kirtman, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami.

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Speaker Dr. Vladimir Davydov, Emeritus Professor, Boise State University.

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Speakers: Andres E. Prieto, MS student, Susana Bellido, PhD student, Joshua Allen, PhD student, Dr. Laurel S. Collins, Professor, Dr. Michael Sukop, Professor.

November

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Speaker Dave Kadko, Associate Director and Professor, FIU Applied Research Center

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Speaker Brian Machovina, PhD Department of Biological Sciences,Florida International University.

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Susannah Troner, CSM, LEED-GA,Sustainability Initiatives Coordinator, Miami-Dade County - Office of Sustainability Regulatory and Economic Resources Department - Planning Division.

December

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Mark Gazaleh, Jeremy Katz, Haydee Borrero, Jose Llaguno, J. Erich Dautel, Christine Beck and Jander Socorro*.

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Shagufta Gaffar, Michael Kiflai, Israel Gonzalez, Christina Estela Brown, Maria Marquez, Kathryn N. Braddock, Gabriela Tarnay, Anthony Matusik and Heather Vazquez.