Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Events

OFFICE HOURS and Certificate Advising

INformation Session
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LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS (below)

Predator-prey Dynamics of Intertidal Invertebrates
October 23, 2017, 12:15 (lunch will be served)
Smith College, McConnell 103

Renée Halloran, Wilens Teaching Fellow
Department of Biological Sciences
Smith College
Sponsored by the Smith College Dept. of Biological Sciences

What Can Climate Change Tell Us About Ecological Processes?
November 10, 2017 at 12:20-1:10 pm
Design Building 162
Janet Nye, Assistant Professor
School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Stony Brook University
Sponsored by the UMass Dept. of Environmental Conservation

FCCMS Student Summer Research Symposium
November 13, 2017 (Monday) at 6:30 pm
University of Massachusetts

Morrill 2, room 222
(refreshments will be served)

Students will present their research findings and internship experiences as Five College-funded interns working at marine labs nationwide. If you are thinking of applying for an FCCMS internship, this is a good opportunity to find out what it is really like.

FCCMS Spring Symposium and Reception
April 12, 2018 (Thursday) at 4:00-5:30 pm
Amherst College Alumni House
(refreshments will be served)
Certificate students will present their independent research project posters.

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2016-17 Prior Events:

FCCMS Spring Symposium and Reception
April 13, 2017 (Thursday) 4:00-5:30 pm
Amherst College Alumni House

(refreshments will be served)

Certificate students will present their independent research project posters.

The Syndrome of Marine Climate Change and Its Effect on Ocean Life:
An Experimenter's View

March 31st (Friday), 12:20-1:10 pm

105 Holdsworth Hall
UMass
Hannes Baumann, Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences
University of Connecticut
Co-sponsored by the UMass Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Can freshwater invertebrate invaders replace the function of lost biodiversity?
March 29, 2016 (Tuesday), 4:15
Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland L2
Dianna Padilla, PhD
Dept. of Ecology and Evolution
Stony Brook University
Co-sponsored by MHC Biology and FCCMS

Can you hear me? Understanding and reducing the impacts of
underwater noise in marine protected areas

March 1st (Wednesday)
4:15 pm
Cleveland L1
Leila Hatch, Ph.D.
Marine ecologist, NOAA Office of Marine Sanctuaries
Sponsored by Hampshire College School of Cognitive Sciences and Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences

Sonic Sea
March 1st
(Wednesday)
Franklin Patterson East Lecture Hall

5:30 dinner (Indian food)
6:30 screening of the documentary Sonic Sea
(the effects of noise pollution on marine mammal communication)
7:30 discussion with Leila Hatch
(NOAA Stellwagon Bank National Marine Sanctuary, featured in the film) and
Laela Sayigh (Hampshire College School of Cognitive Science and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Sponsored by Hampshire College School of Cognitive Sciences and Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences

Communication in Whales and Dolphins
November 30, 2016 (Wednesday)
4:30 lecture
Mount Holyoke College
Cleveland L2
Laela Sayigh, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor
Hampshire College School of Cognitive Science