ARLC Science in the Seashore Symposium 2011

Science in the Seashore Symposium Schedule of Events
August 17, 2011 at ARLC Classroom, Highlands Center Campus, North Truro MA

Time Slot

Presenter

Affiliation

Topic

1:00

Mark Borrelli, Ph.D.

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

Nearshore seafloor mapping of natural and cultural resources in and around Cape Cod National Seashore

1:20

Graham Giese, Ph.D.

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

Recent studies of Outer Cape Cod's sediment budget and sediment flux

1:40

Wendell Brown, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Tidal eddy motion in the Great South Channel east of Cape Cod National Seashore;and regional high frequency radar- derived surface current mapping

2:00

Barbara Brennessel, Ph.D.

Wheaton College

Diamondback Terrapins in the Herring River Estuary

2:20

Howard Ginsberg, Ph.D.

US Geological Survey

Roles of climate, tick genetics, and host community structure in the geographical distribution of Lyme disease

2:40

Break –Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Cape Cod National Seashore

3:00

Tyler Coverdale

Brown University

Recreational fishing triggers salt marsh die-off on Cape Cod, MA

3:20

Alexis Doshas

Antioch University New England

Effects of biological soil crusts on germination and seedling productivity of key successional dune plants Deschampsia flexuosa and Morella pennsylvanica

3:40

Holly Bayley

Cape Cod National Seashore and University of New Hampshire

Mesocosm experiments to evaluate the morphological response of genetically distinct eelgrass (Zostera marina) populations to reduced light and increased sediment organic content levels

4:00

Jennifer Burkhardt

Cape Cod National Seashore

Ecads! (salt marsh fucoid algae): ecosystem engineers of north temperate salt marshes

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