2022 UMass Intercampus Marine Science Research Symposium

Wednesday, March 23

8:30 am – Poster Set-up,  Coffee and Bagels

9:00 am – Welcome to SMAST – Dean and Graduate Program Director

9:15 am – Plenary Speaker I – Iury Sousa (UMass Dartmouth), “Atmospheric cold pools in the Bay of Bengal

9:40 am – Plenary speaker II – Grace Casselberry (UMass Amherst), “Quantifying depredation rates and spatial overlap between great hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna mokarran) and Atlantic tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in a recreational fishing hotspot 

10:05 am – Break

10:20 am – Lightning Talks and Posters – Sessions: Oceanography and Biogeochemistry

12:00 noon – Lunch and Posters

13:00 pm – Plenary Speaker III – Ting Wang (UMass Lowel), “Mercury Dynamics in a Salt Marsh Estuary in Massachusetts, USA”

13:25 pm – Plenary Speaker IV – Ágata Piffer Braga (UMass Dartmouth), “Evolution of a mid-sized river plume front: from discharge to arrest

13:50 pm – Break

14:00 pm – Lightning Talks and Posters – Sessions: Coupled Human Natural Systems, Estuaries and Ocean Technologies

16:45 pm – Closing Remarks and Awards

17:00 pm – Trivia