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January

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Venue:WC-130 (MMC), MSB-105 (BBC)

Dr. Thomas Bianchi, Professor, Iniversity of Florida, Gainesville, will present “Anthropogenic and Natural Effects of the Biogeochemistry of carbon cycling in the Mississippi/Atchafalaya and Changjiang River System”.

February

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Venue:Luna Star Cafe, 775 N.E. 125th St.

On Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:00 pm, Dr. Jennifer Rehage will lead a discussion at Luna Star Café in North Miami on her recent research and the new scientific approaches needed to predict and mitigate the impacts of traps on animal populations.

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Venue:WC-130 (MMC), MSB-105 (BBC)

Dr. Evelyn Gaiser, Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, will present “Advancing Limnological Theory through the Global Lakes Ecological Observatory Network”.

March

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Venue:WC-130 (MMC), MSB-105 (BBC)

Dr. Jennifer Rehage, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environment & Southeast Environmental Research Center, will present “Role and quality of refuge habitats for Everglades fishes: coastal natural vs. wetland artificial?”.

April

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Venue:WC-130 (MMC), MSB-105 (BBC)

Dr. Michael Ross, Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environment & Southeast Environmental Research Center, will present “How South Florida hardwood hammocks vary in space and time?”.

October

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

Come see Bill Anderson speak at 102050 Overseas Hwy. - MM102 Key Largo, FL 33037

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FIO was designated as the Florida Gulf Coast Entity to receive funds from the RESTORE Act. The process that the FIO will use to initiate the Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program (CERGP) under the Treasury Department that implements the RESTORE Act requires, by the Treasury Rules and Policies, public comments on this process from October 15, 2014 to December 1, 2014. FIO will also be conducting regional town hall meetings during this timeframe.

FCE LTER to receive Provost's Research Award

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Venue:Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium

The Provost has created a Research Excellence Award to be given by the President and Provost on the field during our football home games.The FCE LTER has been chosen the recipient for the October 18th homecoming game against Marshall. Dr. Eveyln Gaiser and Dr. Leonard Scinto will be on the field to receive the award. The game starts 6pm.

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Venue:Waterfront south of the City of Miami Marina public boat launch. (S. Bayshore Drive & SW 27th Ave.)

Hispanic Parents, Scientists and Clean Energy Advocates Join with U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia in a press conference to Call for Climate and Clean Energy Solutions. Speakers including Henry Briceño, FIU's climate Researcher, to Highlight Groundbreaking “What We Know” - "Lo Que Sabemos". Report that Underscores the Importance of Acting Now.

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Venue:Florida International University Engineering Center, Panther Pit

Our DOE Fellows will showcase research accomplishments for the past year as a result of their participation in various U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) applied research projects and summer internships at DOE national labs and DOE sites.

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Venue:Biscayne Nature Preserve Gallery

Pancho, the American crocodile "who" died on August 29th, 2014 after being trapped at his home (Gables by the Sea) and buried in an undisclosed location will finally receive a proper public wake and burial. The event will serve as a platform to share interesting science about our degrading ecosystems, conservation efforts and active research.

November

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Venue:Murray Nelson Government Center 102050 Overseas Highway Key Largo, FL 33037

GreenKeys! Workshop #2 will focus on "How to Prepare" your home or business for sea level rise in Key Largo. Audience members will participate in small breakout sessions, providing personal input into a variety of potential adaptation techniques. The results of the sea level rise vulnerability assessment from Workshop #1 specific to the Key Largo community will also be presented.

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Venue:MMC Green Library Room 220

Join the FIU community of students, faculty, and staff as they present their diverse, interdisciplinary research employing geospatial technologies, data, and methods.

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Venue:MMC, FIU Nature Preserve

Join fellow environmentalists in making FIU’s campus even more beautiful!

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Venue:285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134

FIU Architecture students present their solution-oriented proposals for adapting Miami to the rising sea

Sally O' Connor from NSF-BIO-DBI on REU programs

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Venue:WC 130

Sally O'Connor from NSF-BIO-DBI will be at FIU to discuss REU programs and other funding opportunities at NSF.

Rivers, Roads, People and Shrimp: Oh What a Tangled Network We Weave

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Venue:SIPA 502/3

The SAGGSA Colloquium Series presents Rivers, Roads, People and Shrimp: Oh What a Tangled Network We Weave. Dr. Todd A. Crowl discusses their Long-term Ecological Research and Biocomplexity projects in Puerto Rico. Rivers and road networks are investigated in order to understand the interactions between stream ecosystems, the physical environment, and human activity.

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Venue:VOLUSIA COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER 3825 TIGER BAY RD, DAYTONA BEACH, FL 32124

This intensive and highly interactive three-day training course provides individuals with a climate adaptation toolkit to proactively address adaptation planning priorities in the context of local government priorities. **SEATING IS LIMITED - SO RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY**

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Venue:Founder's Park Islamorada

Celebrating Florida Bay is presented by the Everglades Foundation. Activities include Culture on the bay, Key lime pie eating contest, keys fishing guide presentations, live music, food trucks, and educational activities!

December

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

Lad Akins, REEF Director of Special Projects will present recent findings and discuss successes and challenges in addressing lionfish impacts.

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Venue:FIU Downtown on Brickell

BSD Consulting USA and FIU are offering a five-day hands-on course that will allow participants to examine some of the best practices, in sustainability management and reporting.