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A Research Symposium at Weeks Bay Reserve

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Topic(s):

Climate Change , Land Conservation , Restoration Science , Science Communication , Wetland Protection

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation , Nutrient Impacts , Water Quality

Host Partner(s):

Weeks Bay Reserve

Location:

 Weeks Bay Reserve Resource Center

Date/Time:

calendar icon8/4/2016 - 8/5/2016

Price:

$0.00

Max Applicants:

100

Registration is Now OPEN

A Research Symposium at Weeks Bay Reserve
August 4-5, 2016
9:00am to 4:00pm each day
Weeks Bay Reserve Resource Center
11525 US Highway 98 in between Fairhope and Foley

Our Research Symposium features presentations about research conducted in collaboration with Weeks Bay Reserve and independent scientists, university students and faculty and staff. Topics include aspects of sea level rise, marsh migration, effects of nutrients on parts of the estuarine ecosystem and headwaters wetlands among others.

Lunch is provided is provided both days. Register by clicking on the online registration button and filling in the brief form. For questions about the Research Symposium content, contact Scott Phipps at 251.928.9792 or scott.phipps@dcnr.alabama.gov. For registration or other questions, contact Mike Shelton at 251.490.8968 or mike.shelton@dcnr.alabama.gov. We look forward to see you in August and your learning about the research conducted at Weeks Bay Reserve.

 

Agenda

Time

Session

Media/Resources

Video

Anthropogenic Nutrient Input and its Influence on Plant Competitive Outcomes
Molly Miller

Milller_Anthropogenic_Nutrient_Input.pdf

Nitrate reduction dominated by dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonia in a shallow eutrophic estuary
Rebecca Bernard

Bernard_Nitirate_reduction_dominated.pdf

Comprehensive shoreline mapping, Weeks Bay, Fish and Magnolia Rivers, Alabama
Stephen Jones

Jones_Tidwell_Comprehensive_Shoreline_Mapping.pdf

Mobile Bay Living Shoreline Suitability Model
David Tidwell

Tidwell_Jones_Mobile_Bay_Site_Suitability_Model.pdf

Impact of planting density and sea level rise on nutrient removal in restored marshes
Eric Sparks

Sparks_Impacts_of_Planting_Density.pdf

Population structure of burrowing bog crayfish in south Alabama
Mal Clay

Clay_Population_Structure_ Burrowing_Bog_Crayfish.pdf

Environmental and fish assemblage differences between blackwater and clearwater streams in coastal Alabama
Sue Colvin

Colvin_Environmental_and_Fish_Assemblage_Differences.pdf

Connecting scientists to citizens regarding sea level rise
Mike Shelton

Shelton_Connecting_Scientists_to_Citizens_regarding_SLR.pdf

Land use change effects on coastal wetlands and headwaters of Alabama
Chris Anderson

Anderson_Land_use_change_effects_coastal_wetlands.pdf

Prokaryotic community structure and urease activity in wetland soils
Philip Lee

Lee_Prokaryotic_Community_Structure_and_Urease_Activity.pdf

Identifying Daphnia species using DNS barcoding
Melissa Pompilius

Pompilius_Identifying_Daphnia_species_using_DNA_barcoding.pdf

Testing the effects of initial planting density and sea-level rise on plant community structure in restored tidal marshes
Julia Cherry

Cherry_Testing_effects_of_initial_planting_density.pdf

Modeling diel oxygen dynamics and ecosystem metabolism in Weeks Bay, AL
Brandon Jarvis

Jarvis_Modeling_Diel_Oxygen_Dynamics_and_Ecosystem_Metabolism.pdf

Coastal wetland response to rising sea levels in Weeks Bay
Karim Alizad

Alizad_Coastal_Wetland_Response_to_Rising_Seas_v2.pdf